Bonaparte: 1769–1802

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Harvard University Press, 13 apr 2015 - 1036 pagine
Patrice Gueniffey, the leading French historian of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic age, takes up the epic narrative at the heart of this turbulent period: the life of Napoleon himself, from his boyhood in Corsica, to his meteoric rise during the Italian and Egyptian campaigns, to his proclamation as Consul for Life in 1802.
 

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BONAPARTE: 1769-1802

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Wonderfully lyrical, historically nuanced exploration of the irruption of this Romantic hero.In this hefty first volume of a projected two-volume biography of the "magician" who was Napoleon Bonaparte ... Leggi recensione completa

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A French Upbringing
Corsica
17931796
The Siege of Toulon
1799
Europe in 1789
Egyptian Campaign 17981799
First Consul
First Steps
From the Tuileries to Marengo
Campaign of 1800 in Italy
Works and Days
The Turning Point of 1801
Peace with the Church

17961797
That Beautiful Italy
Battlefields of Italy 17961797
Italy in 1796
Italy after the Treaty of Campoformio October 17 1797
17981799
The Top of the Ladder
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Copyright

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