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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 author explores relevant political, cultural, military, commercial, and social history.

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THE AGE OF NAPOLEON is the biography of an enigmatic and legendary personality as well as the portrait of an entire age. J. Christopher Herold tells the fascinating story of the Napoleonic world in all its aspects — political, cultural, military, commercial, and social. Napoleons rise from common origins to enormous political and military power, as well as his ultimate defeat, influenced our modern age in thousands of ways, from the map of Europe to the metric system, from styles of dress and dictators to new conventions of personal behavior.

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J. Christopher Herold (1919-1964) was an editor at Columbia University Press and Stanford University Press as well as the author of numerous books, including Mistress to an

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ISBN:
9780828104913
Author:
Herold, J. Christopher
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Author:
Herold, J. Christopher
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Europe - France
Subject:
History
Subject:
France
Subject:
1789-1815
Subject:
France History Consulate and First Empire, 1799-1815.
Subject:
Military - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
American Heritage Library
Series Volume:
no. 195
Publication Date:
1985
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8.29x5.61x1.26 in. 1.00 lbs.
Age Level:
A Life of Madame de Stael, which won the National

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THE AGE OF NAPOLEON is the biography of an enigmatic and legendary personality as well as the portrait of an entire age. J. Christopher Herold tells the fascinating story of the Napoleonic world in all its aspects — political, cultural, military, commercial, and social. Napoleons rise from common origins to enormous political and military power, as well as his ultimate defeat, influenced our modern age in thousands of ways, from the map of Europe to the metric system, from styles of dress and dictators to new conventions of personal behavior.
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