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Napoleon for dummies

ISBN:  0-7645-9798-1/978-0-764-59798-5
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Author(s):  J. David Markham
Subject(s):  Emperors--France--Biography
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Page:  364
Size:  23
Publishing Info:  Wiley, 2005
Call number:  944.046092 M345/--05
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Explains his influence on the military, law, politics, and religion

Get the real story of Napoleon Bonaparte

Not sure what's true about Napoleon? This easy-to-follow guide gets past the stereotypes and introduces you to this extraordinary man's beginnings, accomplishments, and famous romances. It traces Napoleon's rise from Corsican military cadet to Emperor of the French, chronicles his military campaigns, explains the mistakes that led to his removal from power, and explores his lasting impact on Europe and the world.

Discover:
* How Napoleon built -- and lost -- an empire
* The forces that influenced him
* Why he created the Napoleonic Code
* The inside story on Josephine
* How he helped shape modern-day Europe

 

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