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Napoleon Soldier and Emperor

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A comprehensive survey of the little Corsican's life from his early days in military college, as a soldier, through the Revolution and his rise to power as Consul, world hero and Emperor, and concluding with Napoleon's exile to Elba, the Emperpor's return and St. Helena. Originally published in French, and here translated from that language by Arthur Livingston.
Hardcover, 454 pages
Published 1938 by J.B. Lippincott Company

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May 04, 2011 'Aussie Rick' rated it really liked it
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This book, first published in 1938 (English edition), is an excellent and enjoyable account on the life of Napoleon, Emperor of the French.

Although a little dated and taken from the point of view of a Frenchmen, the author holds Napoleon in great regard, which is shown in his account of Napoleon's life story.

I did not find that the point of view held by the author detracted from the story in any way, it was a great and easy read through Napoleon's life, from his famous battles and campaigns to
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Né à Paris, le 1er septembre 1881.
Après des études secondaires au lycée Voltaire et au lycée Charlemagne, Octave Aubry suivit les cours d’histoire des grands maîtres de l’époque, Albert Sorel, Albert Vandal et Anatole Leroy-Beaulieu. Il voyagea et fit plusieurs séjours prolongés à l’étranger, en Angleterre et en Espagne, avant d’entamer en France une carrière dans les lettres. Il publia d’abord u
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