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The rose of Martinique : a life of Napoleon's Josephine

Author: Andrea Stuart
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life of Josephine Bonaparte, discussing her isolated Caribbean childhood, introduction into society, love affair with Napoleon, and other related topics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Josephine, Empress consort of Napoleon I Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Emperor of the French Napoleon I; Empress consortof Napoleon I Emperor of the French Josephine; Josephine, Empress consort of Napoleon I Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Stuart
ISBN: 0802117708 9780802117700 0802142028 9780802142023
OCLC Number: 53880152
Description: xiii, 455 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 Childhood 1 --
2 Arrival 33 --
3 Married Life 42 --
4 Alexandre in Martinique 64 --
5 The Convent 73 --
6 Fontainebleau 80 --
7 Return of the Native 89 --
8 Revolution 98 --
9 Imprisonment 130 --
10 Thermidor 142 --
11 Italy 181 --
12 Egypt 216 --
13 Brumaire 252 --
14 The Consulate 262 --
15 Coronation 314 --
16 Empire 326 --
17 Seclusion 371.
Responsibility: Andrea Stuart.

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