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The Eagle in Splendour: Inside the Court of Napoleon

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"When I think of the great Emperor, in my mind's eye it is summer again, all gold and green." Heine The court of Napoleon I, in its grandeur and extravagance, surpassed even that of that the Sun King. Napoleon's palaces at Saint-Cloud and the Tuileries were the centres of his power, the dazzling reflection of the greatest empire in modern European history. Napoleon's military conquests changed the world and dominate most portraits of him, but it was through the splendour of his court - a world fashioned beyond the ...

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The Eagle in Splendour: Inside the Court of Napoleon
2015, I.B. Tauris

ISBN-13: 9781784531751

Hardcover

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