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Napoleonic anecdotes

Cohen, Louis

Napoleonic anecdotes

by Cohen, Louis

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Published by R. Holden and Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-310).

    Statementby Louis Cohen
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC203.2 .C6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 310 p.
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26893027M
    LC Control Number26018738
    OCLC/WorldCa4732600

    Amusing, macabre, strange and tragic, Napoleonic Anecdotes delves deep into the incidents that colored Napoleon's remarkable life, from the petty to the momentous, the formative to the sequent. This collection of stories form a unique and compelling. Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. The B&N Mastercard® 5% Back on All B&N Purchases. Learn More. Download the Free NOOK App. Millions of eBooks to Read Instantly. Learn More. Become a B&N Member. Members Save Every Day. Learn More.

    Historic, Military and Naval Anecdotes of Personal Valor. London, circa First edition, second issue, of this vivid visual documentation of notable British victories, with 40 beautifully hand-colored aquatints, including extraordinary views of the Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon’s Russian campaign and the Battle of Trafalgar. Attractively. The Napoleon Anecdotes: Illustrating the Mental Energies of the Late Emperor of France; and the Characters and Actions of His Contemporary Statesmen and Warriors, William Henry Ireland: Editor: William Henry Ireland: Publisher: C. S. Arnold, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Jun 5, Export Citation: BiBTeX.

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NAPOLEONIC ANECDOTES was originally published in This updated edition, published by Fonthill Media inincludes new material but also deletes a small number of anecdotes that were questionable.

Most of the material was drawn from English- or French-language books including various memoirs.4/4(1). NAPOLEONIC ANECDOTES was originally published in This updated edition, published by Fonthill Media inincludes new material but also deletes a small number of anecdotes that were questionable.

Most of the material was drawn from English- or French-language books including various memoirs.4/5(1). This book provides an entertaining and illuminating insight into one of history's most famous characters. It includes over three hundred anecdotes on Napoleon Bonaparte, his life, his battles, his marriages, and his exiles.5/5(1).

Genre/Form: Anecdotes Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cohen, Louis, Napoleonic anecdotes.

London, R. Holden and co., ltd.,   Over anecdotes on Napoleon Bonaparte, his life, his battles, his marriages and his exiles. The Anecdotes range from the unusual, the macabre, the sad and the amusing. This book provides an entertaining and illuminating insight into one of history's most famous characters.5/5(1).

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Whilst it is obvious the author is no Napoleon-hater, he does not make up anecdotes to manipulate the reader (as many Napoleon-haters do in their biographies).Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of Napoleon Bonaparte; with copious historical illustrations, and original anecdotes, from the ms of Count Labedoyere, interspersed with extracts from M.V.

Arnault, Counts Rapp, Montholon, Las Cases Gourgaud, Segur, &c, preceded by an interesting analysis of the French Revolution.I would recommend his book to anyone seeking an accessible chronicle, rich in anecdote, of Napoleon's fantastic story."--Max Hastings, The Wall Street Journal "With his customary flair and keen historical eye, Andrew Roberts has delivered the goods again.

This is the best one volume biography of Napoleon in English for the last four decades.