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Napoleon Bonaparte

Author: Alan Schom
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, 1998, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st HarperPerennial edView all editions and formats
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A definitive biography of Bonaparte from his birth in Corsica to his death in exile on St Helena, this book examines all aspects of Bonaparte's spectacular rise to power and his dizzying fall. It offers close examination of battlefield victories, personal torments, military genius, Bonaparte's titanic ego and his relationships with the French government, Talleyrand, Wellington and Josephine. A consummate biography  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Schom
ISBN: 0060929588 9780060929589
OCLC Number: 40505590
Notes: "A hardcover edition of this book was published in 1997 by harperCollins Publishers"--Title page verso.
Description: xxii, [2], 888 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Alan Schom.

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A definitive biography of Bonaparte from his birth in Corsica to his death in exile on St Helena, this book examines all aspects of Bonaparte's spectacular rise to power and his dizzying fall.  Read more...

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"A rip-roaring yarn...a vast dramatis personae of emperors and princesses, marshals and bishops, mistresses and murderers....NAPOLEON does, as it claims, present the whole Napoleon, the public and Read more...

 
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