Noteworthy books on Napoleon Bonaparte

  Noteworthy books on Napoleon Bonaparte

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Title: The End of Empire

"The End of Empire" is a continuation of Nafziger's definitive military studies of the Napoleonic era beginning with the 1812 campaign and progressing through the 1813 campaign.
Author(s): George F. Nafziger
ISBN 13: 9781909982963
Pages: 656
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Title: The History of Napoleon Buonaparte

"Nations yet to come will look back upon his history as to some grand and supernatural romance. The fiery energy of his youthful career, and the magnificent progress of his irresistible ambition, have invested his character with the mysterious grandeur of some heavenly appearance; and when all the lesser tumults and lesser men of our age shall have passed away into the darkness of oblivion, history will still inscribe one mighty era with the majestic name of Napoleon."
Author(s): John Gibson Lockhart
ISBN 13: 9781515120018
Pages: 454
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Title: Napoleon

Others argue that once Napoleon's military defeats began in 1812, his fall became inevitable. But in fact, as Munro Price shows in this brilliant newbook, Napoleon's fall could have been avoided altogether.
Author(s): Munro Price
ISBN 13: 9780199934676
Pages: 324
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Title: Napoleon in Italy

Unlike other military histories of the era, Napoleon in Italy brings to light the words of soldiers, leaders, and citizens who experienced the sieges firsthand.
Author(s): Phillip R. Cuccia
ISBN 13: 9780806144450
Pages: 314
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Title: Napoleon

Draws on the recent publication of Napoleon's thousands of letters to share new insights into his character, motivations, and relationships.
Author(s): Andrew Roberts
ISBN 13: 9780670025329
Pages: 926
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Title: The Longest Afternoon

Details the efforts of four hundred Hanoverian riflemen who, at the Battle of Waterloo, were tasked with defending the Haye Sainte farmhouse, a crucial crossroads on the way to Brussels.
Author(s): Brendan Simms
ISBN 13: 9780465064823
Pages: 208
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Title: Waterloo

Published to coincide with the battle's bicentennial in 2015, Waterloo is a tense and gripping story of heroism and tragedy—and of the final battle that determined the fate of nineteenth-century Europe.
Author(s): Bernard Cornwell
ISBN 13: 9780062312051
Pages: 352
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Title: Napoleon

This is the first life of Napoleon, in any language, that makes full use of his newly released personal correspondence compiled by the Napoléon Foundation in Paris.
Author(s): Michael Broers
ISBN 13: 9781605988726
Pages: 608
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Title: Napoleon and the Struggle for Germany

This is the first comprehensive history of the campaign that determined control of Germany following Napoleon's catastrophic defeat in Russia.
Author(s): Michael V. Leggiere
ISBN 13: 9781107080515
Pages: 500
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Title: Napoleon and the Struggle for Germany

The first comprehensive history of the Fall Campaign that determined control of Central Europe following Napoleon's catastrophic defeat in Russia.
Author(s): Michael V. Leggiere
ISBN 13: 9781107080546
Pages: 899
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Title: Napoleon and the Struggle for Germany

This is the first comprehensive history of the campaign that determined control of Germany following Napoleon's catastrophic defeat in Russia.
Author(s): Michael V. Leggiere
ISBN 13: 9781107080515
Pages: 500
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Title: Waterloo

A veteran historian presents a bicentennial history of the campaign and battle that profiles its armies, commanders and other key contributors against a backdrop of warn-torn future Belgium to share new insights into the conflict's ...
Author(s): Gordon Corrigan
ISBN 13: 9781605986524
Pages: 368
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Title: The Lie at the Heart of Waterloo

The author uses quotations from eyewitnesses - not only those published shortly after the battle but also the most modern academic work - to tell the true story.The truth is as complicated and dramatic as anyone could desire.
Author(s): Nigel Sale
ISBN 13: 9780750959629
Pages: 288
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