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Napoleon in Egypt

Author: Paul Strathern
Publisher: New York, NY : Bantam Books Trade Paperbacks, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Bantam books Trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of Napoleon's trek into Egypt detailing the hardships of his men and the battles during the invasion. Provides an account of the scientists and artists who accompanied Napoleon along the way noting their contributions in the fields of archaeology, ancient history, and botany which in turn led the way to modern Egyptology.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Strathern
ISBN: 9780553385243 0553385240
OCLC Number: 299706472
Description: 480 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue: The song of departure --
The origins of the Egyptian campaign --
"The liberator of Italy" --
The cream of France --
Outward bound --
"A conquest which will change the world" --
The March on Cairo --
The Battle of the Pyramids --
Cairo --
"Josephine! ... And I am 600 leagues away!" --
The Battle of the Nile --
"We are now obliged to accomplish great things" --
The institute of Egypt --
Life in exile --
The perils of diplomacy --
Insurrection --
Love and dreams --
A Suez adventure --
Pursuit into Upper Egypt --
Into the unknown --
A turn for the worse --
The Syrian Campaign --
The Siege of Acre --
The Battle of Mount Tabor --
"That man made me lose my destiny" --
The retreat from Acre --
Sensational discoveries --
The decision of a lifetime --
An abandoned army --
Aftermath.
Responsibility: Paul Strathern.

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Tells the story of Napoleon's trek into Egypt detailing the hardships of his men and the battles during the invasion. Provides an account of the scientists and artists who accompanied Napoleon along the way noting their contributions in the fields of archaeology, ancient history, and botany which in turn led the way to modern Egyptology.

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