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Napoleon : Signet Classics - Felix Markham

Napoleon

Signet Classics

By: Felix Markham, Steve Englund (Afterword by)

Paperback

Published: 7th September 2010
For Ages: 18+ years old
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A magnificent reconstruction of Napoleon's life and legend, written by a distinguished Oxford scholar, is based on intimate documents - including the personal letters of Marie-Louise and the decoded diaries of Grand Marshal Bertrand, who accompanied Napoleon to his final exile on St. Helena. It has been hailed as the most important single-volume work in Napoleonic literature.

'The university lecturer in history at Oxford has approached the impossible; he has written a new life of one of the most written-about figures in modern history with freshness, vivacity, fine scholarship, and penetration.' - The Boston Guide

'Markham has achieved a startlingly vivid and coherent picture of Napoleon's career, of the social and intellectual influences that molded it, and of the men and forces that opposed it. It military events, the political movements, the personal intrigues-all appear, each in its proper place and perspective.' - Los Angeles Times

"Excellent."--The New Yorker

"A masterpiece."--Wall Street Journal

"The university lecturer in history at Oxford has approached the impossible; he has written a new life of one of the most written-about figures in modern history with freshness, vivacity, fine scholarship, and penetration."--The Boston Globe

"Markham has achieved a startlingly vivid and coherent picture of Napoleon's career, of the social and intellectual influences that molded it, and of the men and forces that opposed it. The military events, the political movements, the personal intrigues--all appear, each in its proper places and perspective."--Los Angeles Times

ISBN: 9780451531650
ISBN-10: 0451531655
Series: Signet Classics
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 319
Published: 7th September 2010
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.3 x 10.4  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.18