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A Short Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

by Ida Minerva Tarbell

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10507403M
ISBN 100548009082
ISBN 109780548009086
OCLC/WorldCa237214324

From the publishers: This Very Short Introduction might prove disappointing to those expecting an introduction to a very short man. Dispelling the myth of Napoleon Bonaparte’s short stature, as well as the other rumors and legends, David A. Bell provides a concise, accurate, and lively portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte’s character and career, situating him firmly [ ]. Napoleon Bonaparte was a French military general who crowned himself the first emperor of France. His Napoleonic Code remains a model for governments :

  The author states in his preface to this comprehensive biography of Napoleon Bonaparte that his goal in writing it is to "introduce a sense of reality and understanding - in this case, the full life of Napoleon Bonaparte One must include his personal values, family, friends, associates problems, character and goals."/5.   On J , a week after the storming of the Bastille in Paris, Napoleon Bonaparte wrote to his older brother, Joseph, that there was nothing much to worry about. “Calm will return. In a.

Napoleon Bonaparte (Aug –May 5, ), one of the greatest military commanders in history, was the twice-emperor of France whose military endeavors and sheer personality dominated Europe for a decade. From New York Times bestselling author Paul Johnson, “a very readable and entertaining biography” (The Washington Post) about one of the most important figures in modern European history: Napoleon Bonaparte In an ideal pairing of author and subject, the magisterial historian Paul Johnson offers a vivid look at the life of the strategist, general, and dictator who conquered much of Europe.4/5(3).


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Tarbell; with illustrations from the Hon. Gardiner G. Hubbard's collection of Napoleon engravings, supplemented by pictures from the collections of Prince Victor Napoleon, Prince Roland Bonaparte, Baron Larrey and others.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Forms, combined with another work, uniform in makeup, a volume in coth with title lettered on front cover: McClure's biographies: Napoleon, Gladstone, Bismark, Grant, Dana, Stevenson and othersPages: A real page turner & great introduction to the life & times of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Very definite account, thoroughly researched & referenced. Although Andrew Roberts may be biased towards Napoleon, controversial & unsettling events during the period are dealt with in a balanced approach/5().

A real page turner & great introduction to the life & times of Napoleon Bonaparte. Very definite account, thoroughly researched & referenced. Although Andrew Roberts may be biased towards Napoleon, controversial & unsettling events during the period are dealt with in a balanced by: 5. Napoleon: A Life, written by Andrew Roberts, is an absolutely astounding biography on one of modern history's greatest conquerors, Napoleon Bonaparte.

Born in Corsica and resentful of French rule over the island, he eventually gave up his nationalist views /5(). Short life of Napoleon Bonaparte. New York, The S.S.

McClure co. [©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoléon, empereur des Français; Napoléon, empereur des Français; Napoleon, Emperor of the French: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ida M Tarbell.

A Short Life of Napoleon Bonaparte Paperback – March 1 by Ida M Tarbell (Author) See all 28 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Kindle Edition "Please retry" CDN$ Author: Ida M Tarbell. Napoleon Bonaparte (), also known as Napoleon I, was a French military leader and emperor who conquered much of Europe in the early 19th century.

After seizing political power in France. The definitive biography of the great soldier-statesman by the New York Times bestselling author of The Storm of War—winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography and the Grand Prix of the Fondation Napoleon.

Austerlitz, Borodino, Waterloo: his battles are among the greatest in history, but Napoleon Bonaparte was far more than a military genius and astute leader of men/5(). Memoirs of the Life and Campaigns of Napoleon Buonaparte (Bonaparte), with a Complete History of Recent Events in Silesia, Prussia, Bohemia, and in the Territories Bordering on the Rhine, Developing the Causes, and Appreciating the Consequences of These Stupendous Occurrences, Together with Intersting Descriptive and Historical Plates; and.

And the cases where Napoleon does initiate a war seem largely to do with enforcing the ‘Continental System’—his attempt to weaken Britain economically by blocking trade—rather than building an empire for empire’s sake.

Precisely, yes. He didn’t believe in empire for empire’s sake; he recognised that he could overstretch French resources very dangerously and very easily. Andrew Roberts is the bestselling author of The Storm of War, Masters and Commanders, Napoleon and Wellington, and Waterloo.A Fellow of the Napoleonic Institute, he has won many prizes, including the Wolfson History Prize and the British Army Military Book Award, writes frequently for The Wall Street Journal, and has written and presented a number of popular documentaries/5(10).

Napoleon Bonaparte (/ n ə ˈ p oʊ l i ən ˈ b oʊ n ə p ɑːr t /; French: Napoléon [napɔleɔ̃ bɔnapaʁt]; 15 August – 5 May ), born Napoleone di Buonaparte (Italian: [napoleˈoːne di ˌbwɔnaˈparte]), was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary : 15 DecemberLes Invalides, Paris, France.

InNapoleon was planning an invasion of England when the Russian and Austrian armies began marching towards France.

Napoleon's forces defeated them at Austerlitz, but not before the British fleet had destroyed Napoleon's navy at Trafalgar.

A short life of Napoleon Bonaparte by Ida Minerva Tarbell,The S. McClure co. edition, in EnglishPages:. Napoleon I (nəpō´lēən, Fr. näpôlāōN´), –, emperor of the French, o, Corsica, known as "the Little Corporal." Early Life The son of Carlo and Letizia Bonaparte (or Buonaparte; see under Bonaparte, family), young Napoleon was sent () to French military schools at Brienne and received his commission in the artillery in item 3 A Short Life of Napoleon Bonaparte by Ida M.

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Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. Any? There have been more books written about him since days have passed since he died.

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