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J. Christopher Herrold

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson .
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The Age of Napoleon (Book): Horne, Alistair: The age of Napoleon transformed Europe, laying the foundations for the modern world. Now Alistair Horne, one of the great chroniclers of French history gives us a fresh account of that remarkable time. Born into poverty on the remote island of Corsica, he rose to prominence in the turbulent years following the French Revolution, when most of.   The Age of Napoleon A History of European Civilization from to The Story of Civilization, Book 11 Written by: Will Durant, Ariel Durant/5(11).


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Alistair Horne's book on the Age of Napoleon is a great book if you want to know more about France itself under Napoleonic rule. Horne goes into all the different affairs of France including domestic problems dealing with finance and by: 1.

The Age of Napoleon surveys the amazing chain of events that wrenched Europe out of the Enlightenment and into the Age of Democracy: * The French Revolutionfrom the storming of the Bastille to the guillotining of the King/5. The Age of Napoleon: The Story of Civilization, Volume XI and millions of other books are available for instant access.

view Kindle eBook | view Audible audiobook. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App/5(37). The Age Of Napoleon (World History) Discusses French history under the influence of Napoleon Bonaparte's rise from lowly origins to military and political power, ending with his defeat and the legacy he left to Europe/5.

The "Age of Napoleon" is the last volume in the massive "The Story of Civilization" series written over a period of decades in the middle of the twentieth century by Will and Ariel Durant.

Like the other volumes, this one is far more than a survey of the geopolitical scene of the age/5(4). Review A sweeping portrait of an age, this book--the 11th and final volume in Will and Ariel Durant's Story of Civilization series--makes Napoleon its hero. The Durants, capable of switching from art to science to warfare with ease and skill, rank among the world's great popular historians/5(31).

The Age of Napoleon by Alistair Horne. This book does a very readable job of looking at the influence of Napoleon. The famous battles -- Austerlitz, Trafalgar, Wagram and all -- are mentioned but not discussed in detail/5. The four tomes on Napoleon, by Max Gallo: Le Chant du départ (), Le Soleil d'Austerlitz (), L'Empereur des rois (), and L'Immortel de Sainte-Hélène (–).

A macro-biography full of detail. And The Battle, by Patrick Rambaud. Napoleon Bonaparte (), also known as Napoleon I, was a French military leader and emperor who conquered much of Europe in the early 19th century.

After seizing political power in France. 19th century French military leader and politician. Emperor of the French. The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries by Jacques-Louis David, Emperor of the French.

18 May – 6 April 2 December Notre-Dame Cathedral. 20 March – 22 June 17 March – 11 April Milan : 15 DecemberLes Invalides, Paris, France. The age of Napoleon transformed Europe, laying the foundations for the modern world.

Now Alistair Horne, one of the great chroniclers of French history gives us a /5(5). Brief Overview. Napoleon was born on the island of Corsica in His family had received French nobility status when France made Corsica a province in that year, and Napoleon was sent to France in to study at the Royal Military School in Brienne.

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Christopher Herold, Horizon Magazine Editors Snippet view - /5(2). The age of Napoleon transformed Europe, laying the foundations for the modern world. Now Alistair Horne, one of the great chroniclers of French history gives us a fresh account of that remarkable time. Born into poverty on the remote island of Corsica, he rose to prominence in the turbulent years following the French Revolution, when most of Europe was arrayed against France.

Editions for The Age of Napoleon: (Hardcover published in ), X (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), Cited by: ‎The age of Napoleon transformed Europe, laying the foundations for the modern world.

Now Alistair Horne, one of the great chroniclers of French history gives us a fresh account of that remarkable time. Born into poverty on the remote island of Corsica, he rose to prominence in the turbul. During his years at Brienne Military College (), Napoleon's biographer Albert Guerard wrote that, as a lonely cadet who was often teased by his fellow students, he became an avid reader and acquired a taste for the classics of Ancient Greece, Rome, the Renaissance and of France's Age.

Napoleon died on May 5, on the island of St. Helena at the age of By Napoleon’s health had been deteriorating and he showed the early signs of a stomach ulcer or possibly : The Age of Napoleon is a history podcast about the life and career of Napoleon Bonaparte as well as the general context of Europe between the early eighteenth and early nineteenth century.

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Buy a cheap copy of The Age of Napoleon book by Will Durant. A sweeping portrait of an age, this book--the 11th and final volume in Will and Ariel Durant's Story of Civilization series--makes Napoleon its hero. The Durants, Free shipping over $Cited by: Publisher's Summary An engrossing volume on European civilization by Pulitzer Prize-winning historians Will and Ariel Durant.

The Age of Napoleon, the 11th and final volume of the Story of Civilization, surveys the amazing chain of events that wrenched Europe out. In this resource, a detailed timeline, maps, illustrations, biographical sketches, and primary documents help students get a feel for the brief but enduring Age of Napoleon.

Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review/5(2). The Story of Civilization, by husband and wife Will and Ariel Durant, is an volume set of books covering Western history for the general reader.

The series was written over a span of more than five decades. It totals four million words across nea pages, with 2 further books in production at the time of the authors' deaths. In the first volume (Our Oriental Heritage, which covers Author: Will Durant, Ariel Durant. The Age of Napoleon: Costume from Revolution to Empire, – Le Bourhis, Katell, ed., with essays by Charles Otto Zieseniss, Philippe Séguy, Clare Le Corbeiller, Pierre Arrizoli-Clémental, Jean Coural, Chantal Gastinel-Coural, Raoul Brunon, Colombe Samoyault-Verlet, and Michele Majer () This title is out of print.

The Age of Napoleon by J. Christopher Herold; 18 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History, Consulate and Empire, I, Emperor of the French,Consulate and First Empire,Napoleon, France, Emperor of the French, I,Consulate and Empire, ; Places: France; People: Napoleon I Emperor of the French (), Napoléon I Emperor of the French.

The Age of Napoleon. [J Christopher Herold] -- Called an "outstanding work of popular history" by The New York Times, this book is the biography of an enigmatic and legendary personality, as well as the portrait of an entire age. THE AGE OF NAPOLEON is the biography of an enigmatic and legendary personality as well as the portrait of an entire age.

Christopher Herold tells the fascinating story of the Napoleonic world in all its aspects political, cultural, military, commercial, and social. The last part is a summary of what happened after Napoleon, in the times of Napoleon II and Napoleon III, which I also found useful.

It helps you situate Napoleon within the history of France. Overall, it's an excellent book and I would recommend it for people who want a good insight into the age of Napoleon.5/5(5). The age of Napoleon. [J Christopher Herold] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search.

Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Originally published: The Horizon book of the age of Napoleon. Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations ; 21 cm.

The Age of Napoleon: The Story of Civilization Volume 11 of The Story of Civilization: Authors: Will Durant, Ariel Durant: Publisher: Simon and Schuster, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects5/5(1). Horizon book of the age of Napoleon.

New York, American Heritage Pub. Co.; book trade distribution by Harper and Row [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J Christopher Herold; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress).

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The Age of Napoleon. New York: Modern Library Chronicles Book, ISBN# pages. The Age of Napoleon () covers the tumultuous years of the French Revolution and the rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Special emphasis is given to the class struggles of 18th-century France which led to unprecedented social and political unrest. Napoleon returned to power in early but was again ousted on J In October Napoleon was exiled to the remote island of St. Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean, where he remained until he died on May 5,at age History of Europe - History of Europe - Napoleon’s influence: After Bonaparte’s coup d’état, tension eased as the high revolutionary ideals dropped to a more workaday level, just as the puritanism was replaced by moral license.

The general’s expedition to Egypt in before his self-elevation to power introduced a new style competing with the ancient Roman in costume and furnishings.