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ISBN-10: 030016243X

ISBN-13: 9780300162431

ISBN-10: 0300212534

ISBN-13: 9780300212532

during this moment quantity of Philip Dwyer’s authoritative biography on one in every of history’s so much captivating leaders, Napoleon, now 30, takes his place as head of the French kingdom after the 1799 coup. Dwyer explores the younger leader’s reign, whole with error, unsuitable turns, and pitfalls, and divulges the nice lengths to which Napoleon is going within the attempt to model his photograph as valid and patriarchal ruler of the hot kingdom. Concealing his defeats, exaggerating his victories, by no means hesitating guilty others for his personal failings, Napoleon is ruthless in his ambition for power.
Following Napoleon from Paris to his winning campaigns in Italy and Austria, to the disastrous invasion of Russia, and eventually to the battle opposed to the 6th Coalition that will finish his reign in Europe, the ebook appears to be like not just at those occasions yet on the personality of the fellow in the back of them. Dwyer unearths Napoleon’s darker sides—his brooding obsessions and propensity for violence—as good as his passionate nature: his loves, his skill to encourage, and his means for knowing his visionary principles. In an insightful research of Napoleon as one of many first actually sleek politicians, the writer discusses how the persuasive and forward-thinking chief skillfully formed a dead ringer for himself that persists in legends that encompass him to this day.

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