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Napoleon: His Life, His Battles, His Empire

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Napoleon was a second lieutenant at 16, a brigadier general at 24, and ruler of France by 30. This stunning biography, enhanced with 180 illustrations, vividly chronicles his incredible rise, his legendary battles, his conquest of Europe, and his eventual fall.  Twenty items of removable facsimile memorabilia--military orders, battlefield reports, political proclamations, ...more
Hardcover, 124 pages
Published October 4th 2011 by Andre Deutsch
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Sandra Strange
If you want a book with lots of great paintings and a fairly compact account of this historical figure's life and achievements, this is the book for you. (It also contains facsimiles of the historical documents connected with Napoleon, which won't help you much if you don't read handwritten French.) I especially liked the fact that Napoleon's life is divided into very small (3 pages, not very full, of text, each), with copious contemporary paintings as illustration and a sidebar in each section ...more
Tiago "Salvador" Souza
The pictures and the presentation are very, very nice. History-wise it almost seems like a propaganda piece, although that was to be expected. No references are presented for any of the facts unfortunately.
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