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The age of Napoleon

Author: Susan P Conner
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Series: Greenwood guides to historic events, 1500-1900.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hegel called him an idea on horseback, a description that suggests Napoleon Bonaparte's complexity, as well as the extent to which he changed France, Europe, and the world. Napoleon has been called a visionary, a pragmatist, a cynical opportunist, an ogre, and a demigod. Here, he is described in his own words and the words of his contemporaries: from his clannishness to his knack for being at the right place at the  Read more...
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Conner, Susan P. (Susan Punzel), 1947-
Age of Napoleon.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003060132
(OCoLC)53391254
Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan P Conner
ISBN: 0313039429 9780313039423 9780313320149 0313320144
OCLC Number: 56575944
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 218 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Illustrations; Series Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chronology of Events; Chapter 1 Napoleon Bonaparte: An Overview; Chapter 2 The Structure of Napoleonic France; Chapter 3 Napoleonic Society: The New Regime; Chapter 4 Daily Life in Napoleonic France; Chapter 5 Napoleon and the French Armies; A photo essay follows page 110; Chapter 6 War Makes Rattling Good History; Chapter 7 The Legend of the Eagle; Biographical Sketches: Significant Persons in the Age of Napoleon; Primary Documents of the Napoleonic Era, 1799-1815; Annotated Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Greenwood guides to historic events, 1500-1900.
Responsibility: Susan P. Conner.

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