The Rise Of Napoleon Bonaparte
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📒The Rise Of Napoleon Bonaparte ✍ Robert Asprey
✏The Rise Of Napoleon Bonaparte Book Summary : Ever since 1821, when he died at age fifty-one on the forlorn and windswept island of St. Helena, Napoleon Bonaparte has been remembered as either demi-god or devil incarnate. In The Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte, the first volume of a two-volume cradle-to-grave biography, Robert Asprey instead treats him as a human being. Asprey tells this fascinating, tragic tale in lush narrative detail. The Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte is an exciting, reckless thrill ride as Asprey charts Napoleon's vertiginous ascent to fame and the height of power. Here is Napoleon as he was-not saint, not sinner, but a man dedicated to and ultimately devoured by his vision of himself, his empire, and his world.
📒The Rise And Fall Of Napoleon Bonaparte ✍ Robert B. Asprey
✏The Rise and Fall of Napoleon Bonaparte Book Summary : In his early years, Napoleon was a Corsican nationalist who considered the French to be oppressors. Nevertheless,he was sent to military academies in France, and when he graduated in 1785, at the age of sixteen, he became a second lieutenant in the French army. Napoleon's military career presents a surprising paradox. His genius at tactical manoeuvring was dazzling, and if he were to be judged only by that, he might perhaps be considered the greatest general of all time. In the field of grand strategy, however, he was prone to making gross blunders, such as the invasion of Egypt and Russia. One criterion of a general's greatness is his ability to avoid disastrous errors. It is hard to second-guess the very greatest such as Alexander the Great or Genghis Khan, whose armies were never defeated. Because Napoleon was defeated in the end, in 1815, all of his foreign conquests proved ephemeral. This second volume of Robert Asprey's long-awaited biography takes Napoleon from the zenith of his powers to their nadir, and brilliantly places Bonaparte in his full military context.
📒The History Of The Rise Progress And Overthrow Of Napoleon Bonaparte ✍ Theophilus Camden
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📒The Rise And Fall Of Napoleon Bonaparte The Fall ✍ Robert B. Asprey
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📒The Reign Of Napoleon Bonaparte ✍ Robert B. Asprey
✏The Reign of Napoleon Bonaparte Book Summary : The second volume of the author's definitive two-part study of Napoleon focuses on the dictator's bold career as the leader of the French empire and charts the course of his inevitable fall from power. 25,000 first printing.
📒Napoleon Bonaparte ✍ James Matthew Thompson
✏Napoleon Bonaparte Book Summary : The sum of Napoleonic literature is so immense that it might be wondered whether there is any need for a new Life of Napoleon. But there has been no important life in English since that by J. Holland Rose, first published in 1901, and last reprinted in 1934. It is hoped that there will be a welcome for a fresh attempt to summarize the history and access the importance of the period 1794-1815. J. M. Thompson’s book, Napoleon Bonaparte: His Rise and Fall, which was first published in 1951, is a sequel to his French Revolution, published in 1944. Its subject is the French people in its post-revolutionary mood, as interpreted and exploited by a foreigner who was at once a professional soldier and an administrative genius. The main source of information is Napoleon’s own correspondence, of which Mr. Thompson published a selection, translated as Letters of Napoleon, in 1934. In this present volume, J. M. Thompson has attempted to tell the story of the rise and fall of a dictator, whilst simplifying the historical background by dealing in turn with each of Napoleon’s main spheres of interest: Corsica, Italy, Egypt, Germany, Russia, England.
📒The Age Of Napoleon ✍ Tim McNeese
✏The Age of Napoleon Book Summary : "The Age of Napoleon" (17891815) covers the tumultuous years of the French Revolution and the rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte. Special emphasis is given to the class struggles of 18th-century France which led to unprecedented social and political unrest. From the storming of the Bastille to the capture and execution of Louis XVI, this volume vividly documents the dramatic events and key historical figures which shaped the course of this most volatile period of France's history. Challenging map exercises and provocative review questions encourage meaningful reflection and historical analysis. Tests and answer keys included.
✏The Rise of Napoleon Book Summary : Acquaint your students with the real Napoleon, one of the most
📒Women Against Napoleon ✍ Waltraud Maierhofer
✏Women Against Napoleon Book Summary : Although Prussia’s beloved Queen Luise and the Swiss-born aristocrat and writer Germaine de Staël were Napoleon Bonaparte’s best-known female opponents, women’s discontent with Napoleon and the Napoleonic wars was more widespread—and vocal—than once assumed. Women against Napoleon expands our awareness of the range of women’s responses to the despot by presenting an international spectrum of female opposition, including contemporary letters, diaries, and published writings, as well as historical fiction of the twentieth century. By setting these materials together, this volume forges new links between literary, historical, and gender scholarship.
📒Napoleon Bonaparte ✍ Alexandre Dumas
✏Napoleon Bonaparte Book Summary : One of Alexandre Dumas's first successful historical plays (1831), Napoleon Bonaparte tells the story of the great Emperor's rise to power during the French Revolution--and his eventual fall and death--tying his story to the rise and fall of France during the same period. This is the first translation of this major historical work into English.