Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Pelangi ePublishing Sdn Bhd
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2012-11-01
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9789674310745

Download Napoleon Bonaparte Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

This book is suitable for children age 9 and above. Napoleon Bonaparte was the first emperor of France. He was a very successful military general and he led his army into many victorious battles. This is the story of how a lawyer's son rose to become a powerful emperor.

Napoleon A Life Told in Gardens and Shadows

Napoleon  A Life Told in Gardens and Shadows
Author: Ruth Scurr
Publsiher: Liveright Publishing
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2021-06-15
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9781631492426

Download Napoleon A Life Told in Gardens and Shadows Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Best Books of the Year • Financial Times, The Times (of London), History Today Marking the 200th anniversary of his death, Napoleon is an unprecedented portrait of the emperor told through his engagement with the natural world. “How should one envisage this subject? With a great pomp of words, or with simplicity?” —Charlotte Brontë, “The Death of Napoleon” The most celebrated general in history, Napoleon Bonaparte (1769–1821) has for centuries attracted eminent male writers. Since Thomas Carlyle first christened him “our last Great Man,” regiments of biographers have marched across the same territory, weighing campaigns and conflicts, military tactics and power politics. Yet in all this time, no definitive portrait of Napoleon has endured, and a mere handful of women have written his biography—a fact that surely would have pleased him. With Napoleon, Ruth Scurr, one of our most eloquent and original historians, emphatically rejects the shibboleth of the “Great Man” theory of history, instead following the dramatic trajectory of Napoleon’s life through gardens, parks, and forests. As Scurr reveals, gardening was the first and last love of Napoleon, offering him a retreat from the manifold frustrations of war and politics. Gardens were, at the same time, a mirror image to the battlefields on which he fought, discrete settings in which terrain and weather were as important as they were in combat, but for creative rather than destructive purposes. Drawing on a wealth of contemporary and historical scholarship, and taking us from his early days at the military school in Brienne-le-Château through his canny seizure of power and eventual exile, Napoleon frames the general’s story through the green spaces he cultivated. Amid Corsican olive groves, ornate menageries in Paris, and lone garden plots on the island of Saint Helena, Scurr introduces a diverse cast of scientists, architects, family members, and gardeners, all of whom stood in the shadows of Napoleon’s meteoric rise and fall. Building a cumulative panorama, she offers indelible portraits of Augustin Bon Joseph de Robespierre, the younger brother of Maximilien Robespierre, who used his position to advance Napoleon’s career; Marianne Peusol, the fourteen-year-old girl manipulated into a Christmas-Eve assassination attempt on Napoleon that resulted in her death; and Emmanuel, comte de Las Cases, the atlas maker to whom Napoleon dictated his memoirs. As Scurr contends, Napoleon’s dealings with these people offer unusual and unguarded opportunities to see how he grafted a new empire onto the remnants of the ancien régime and the French Revolution. Epic in scale and novelistic in its detail, Napoleon, with stunning illustrations, is a work of revelatory range and depth, revealing the contours of the general’s personality and power as no conventional biography can.

Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
Author: Charles MacFarlane
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 368
Release: 1880
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: OXFORD:600006825

Download Life of Napoleon Bonaparte Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

The life of Napoleon Bonaparte

The life of Napoleon Bonaparte
Author: William H. Ireland
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 556
Release: 1828
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: BSB:BSB10425822

Download The life of Napoleon Bonaparte Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Napoleon

Napoleon
Author: Andrew Roberts
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 976
Release: 2015-10-20
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9780143127857

Download Napoleon Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

The definitive biography of the great soldier-statesman by the acclaimed author of Churchill and The Last King of America—winner of the LA Times Book prize, finalist for the Plutarch prize, winner of the Fondation Napoleon prize and a New York Times bestseller “A thrilling tale of military and political genius… Roberts is an uncommonly gifted writer.” —The Washington Post Austerlitz, Borodino, Waterloo: his battles are among the greatest in history, but Napoleon Bonaparte was far more than a military genius and astute leader of men. Like George Washington and his own hero Julius Caesar, he was one of the greatest soldier-statesmen of all times. Andrew Roberts’s Napoleon is the first one-volume biography to take advantage of the recent publication of Napoleon’s thirty-three thousand letters, which radically transform our understanding of his character and motivation. At last we see him as he was: protean multitasker, decisive, surprisingly willing to forgive his enemies and his errant wife Josephine. Like Churchill, he understood the strategic importance of telling his own story, and his memoirs, dictated from exile on St. Helena, became the single bestselling book of the nineteenth century. An award-winning historian, Roberts traveled to fifty-three of Napoleon’s sixty battle sites, discovered crucial new documents in archives, and even made the long trip by boat to St. Helena. He is as acute in his understanding of politics as he is of military history. Here at last is a biography worthy of its subject: magisterial, insightful, beautifully written, by one of our foremost historians.

The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte Emperor of the French

The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte  Emperor of the French
Author: Walter Scott
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1827
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: HARVARD:HWP2RK

Download The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte Emperor of the French Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Life of Napoleon Bonaparte Emperor of France

Life of Napoleon Bonaparte  Emperor of France
Author: John Gibson Lockhart
Publsiher: Cosimo, Inc.
Total Pages: 396
Release: 2005-01-01
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9781596051515

Download Life of Napoleon Bonaparte Emperor of France Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

BCC: There are various orders of greatness among which a great man may be classed. This first, because the highest, is moral greatness, where the soul binds itself to virtue, and passes its life in strict adherence to duty and truth . . . [w]hatever may befall it, nothing can shake its virtue.-J.G. Lockhart, Introduction to Life of Napoleon BonaparteBy the age of 25, a disgraced, despondent, and suicidal Napoleon Bonaparte (1799-1813) had been expelled from the army. One year later, he was the youngest general in France, and was winning victories with ragged troops who were at the point of starvation. In this exceptional biography, John Gibson Lockhart examines the life and career of the man who became France's foremost military leader and, in the process, gained the love of his people.AUTHOR BIO: John Gibson Lockhart (1794-1854) was a Scottish lawyer, editor, literary critic, and biographer. A major contributor to Blackwood's Magazine, Lockhart was also editor of and contributor to the Quarterly Review from 1825 to 1853. He became known as "The Scorpion" because of the fierceness of his criticism. Among his works are a volume of adaptations (1823) of ancient Spanish ballads, several novels, and the seven-volume Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott (1837-38). It is generally ranked among English biographies as second only to Boswell's Johnson.

Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
Author: William Milligan Sloane
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1896
Genre: France
ISBN: UOM:39015026765100

Download Life of Napoleon Bonaparte Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte
Author: Adam Brown
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 302
Release: 2018-06-30
Genre: History
ISBN: 1989711057

Download Napoleon Bonaparte Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

There is no doubt that Napoleon Bonaparte has attracted legions of biographers over the last two centuries, documenting his endlessly fascinating life, associated with some of the most important and controversial events in history. A military general who became France's first emperor, Napoleon's single-minded determination for military expansion would change the world completely and revolutionize military training and organization. As such, Napoleon is considered one of the greatest military leaders the world has ever known. This biography considers a military commander whose military endeavors and sheer personality dominated Europe for over a decade.

The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
Author: William Hazlitt
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1895
Genre: France
ISBN: HARVARD:HWKA7J

Download The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte
Author: John S.C. Abbott
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 108
Release: 2019-09-25
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9783734064234

Download Napoleon Bonaparte Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Reproduction of the original: Napoleon Bonaparte by John S.C. Abbott

Napoleon A Concise Biography

Napoleon  A Concise Biography
Author: David A. Bell
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 136
Release: 2015-11-05
Genre: History
ISBN: 9780190262730

Download Napoleon A Concise Biography Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

This book provides a concise, accurate, and lively portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte's character and career, situating him firmly in historical context. David Bell emphasizes the astonishing sense of human possibility--for both good and ill--that Napoleon represented. By his late twenties, Napoleon was already one of the greatest generals in European history. At thirty, he had become absolute master of Europe's most powerful country. In his early forties, he ruled a European empire more powerful than any since Rome, fighting wars that changed the shape of the continent and brought death to millions. Then everything collapsed, leading him to spend his last years in miserable exile in the South Atlantic. Bell emphasizes the importance of the French Revolution in understanding Napoleon's career. The revolution made possible the unprecedented concentration of political authority that Napoleon accrued, and his success in mobilizing human and material resources. Without the political changes brought about by the revolution, Napoleon could not have fought his wars. Without the wars, he could not have seized and held onto power. Though his virtual dictatorship betrayed the ideals of liberty and equality, his life and career were revolutionary.

Napoleon the Great

Napoleon the Great
Author: Andrew Roberts
Publsiher: Penguin UK
Total Pages: 832
Release: 2016-05-27
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9780241294666

Download Napoleon the Great Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

From Andrew Roberts, author of the Sunday Times bestseller The Storm of War, this is the definitive modern biography of Napoleon It has become all too common for Napoleon Bonaparte's biographers to approach him as a figure to be reviled, bent on world domination, practically a proto-Hitler. Here, after years of study extending even to visits paid to St Helena and 53 of Napoleon's 56 battlefields, Andrew Roberts has created a true portrait of the mind, the life, and the military and above all political genius of a fundamentally constructive ruler. This is the Napoleon, Roberts reminds us, whose peacetime activity produced countless indispensable civic innovations - and whose Napoleonic Code provided the blueprint for civil law systems still in use around the world today. It is one of the greatest lives in world history, which here has found its ideal biographer. The sheer enjoyment which this book will give anyone who loves history is enormous.

The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte Emperor of the French

The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte  Emperor of the French
Author: Walter Scott
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1827
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: KBNL:KBNL03000232734

Download The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte Emperor of the French Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Napoleon

Napoleon
Author: Steven Englund
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2010-05-11
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9781439131077

Download Napoleon Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

This sophisticated and masterful biography, written by a respected French history scholar who has taught courses on Napoleon at the University of Paris, brings new and remarkable analysis to the study of modern history's most famous general and statesman. Since boyhood, Steven Englund has been fascinated by the unique force, personality, and political significance of Napoleon Bonaparte, who, in only a decade and a half, changed the face of Europe forever. In Napoleon: A Political Life, Englund harnesses his early passion and intellectual expertise to create a rich and full interpretation of a brilliant but flawed leader. Napoleon believed that war was a means to an end, not the end itself. With this in mind, Steven Englund focuses on the political, rather than the military or personal, aspects of Napoleon's notorious and celebrated life. Doing so permits him to arrive at some original conclusions. For example, where most biographers see this subject as a Corsican patriot who at first detested France, Englund sees a young officer deeply committed to a political event, idea, and opportunity (the French Revolution) -- not to any specific nationality. Indeed, Englund dissects carefully the political use Napoleon made, both as First Consul and as Emperor of the French, of patriotism, or "nation-talk." As Englund charts Napoleon's dramatic rise and fall -- from his Corsican boyhood, his French education, his astonishing military victories and no less astonishing acts of reform as First Consul (1799-1804) to his controversial record as Emperor and, finally, to his exile and death -- he is at particular pains to explore the unprecedented power Napoleon maintained over the popular imagination. Alone among recent biographers, Englund includes a chapter that analyzes the Napoleonic legend over the course of the past two centuries, down to the present-day French Republic, which has its own profound ambivalences toward this man whom it is afraid to recognize yet cannot avoid. Napoleon: A Political Life presents new consideration of Napoleon's adolescent and adult writings, as well as a convincing argument against the recent theory that the Emperor was poisoned at St. Helena. The book also offers an explanation of Napoleon's role as father of the "modern" in politics. What finally emerges from these pages is a vivid and sympathetic portrait that combines youthful enthusiasm and mature scholarly reflection. The result is already regarded by experts as the Napoleonic bicentennial's first major interpretation of this perennial subject.