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Napoleon : A Life

Author: Paul Johnson
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2006.
Series: Penguin lives series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An acclaimed historian turns his sights on Napoleon, casting his towering life in a new light, from his early displays of military genius through his lust for power and his eventual defeat at Waterloo and exile on St. Helena.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Johnson
ISBN: 0143037455 9780143037453
OCLC Number: 70081022
Notes: "A Penguin life."
"A Lipper/Viking book."
Description: xii, 190 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Corsican background --
Revolutionary, general, consul, emperor --
Master of the battlefield --
Flawed and fragile empire --
Graveyards of Europe --
Elba and Waterloo --
Long good-bye.
Series Title: Penguin lives series.
Responsibility: Paul Johnson.
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An acclaimed historian turns his sights on Napoleon, casting his towering life in a new light, from his early displays of military genius through his lust for power and his eventual defeat at Waterloo and exile on St. Helena.

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