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The Age of Napoleon


Alistair Horne begins his absorbing account by examining Napoleon's rise to prominence against the background of the French Revolution. He describes Napoleon's brilliance as a general and strategist, culminating in the Battle of Austerlitz, one of the greatest military campaigns of all times. He goes on to discuss the cultural achievements of the Napoleonic era both in France and abroad before charting Napoleon's downfall and his bitter defeat at Waterloo in 1815. The book ends with a discussion of Napoleon's legacy and the ...

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The Age of Napoleon
2006, Modern Library, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780812975550

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The Age of Napoleon
2005, Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ), London

ISBN-13: 9780753818626

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The Age of Napoleon
2004, Modern Library

ISBN-13: 9780679642633


The Age of Napoleon
2004, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297607915


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