Napoleon (History First Series)
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Napoleon (History First Series)

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


  • World history,
  • Modern period, c 1500 onwards,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Arts & Humanities,
  • Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Arts & Humanities,
  • Education

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages8
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7733285M
ISBN 100521217741
ISBN 109780521217743

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Napoleon Bonaparte () has had more books written about him than could fill a well stocked library! His meteoric rise and fall have been well documented on film and page. In this new biography the reader will come to learn more about the personality of the little corporal/5(23).   Andrew Roberts: Napoleon, A Life. Philip Dwyer’s books of Napoleon. France under Napoleon by Louis Bergeron. The Age of Napoleon by Will and Ariel Durant. The Boyhood and Youth of Napoleon Bonaparte by Oscar Browning. Conversations with Napoleon at Saint-Helena by many authors such as Montholon, Las Cases, and Gourgaud.   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 /5(10). Napoleon is a fictional character and the main antagonist in George Orwell 's novel Animal Farm. He is described as "a large, rather fierce-looking Berkshire boar" who is "not much of a talker" and has "a reputation for getting his own way".Created by: George Orwell.