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Napoleon and his parents :on the threshold of history

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Book News Annotation:

Carrington's revisionist account of Napoleon's first sixteen years distinguishes and compares two stories. One is the traditional tale derived as much from hearsay as from contemporary evidence, and buttressed by memoirs of the Bonaparte family and their reported sayings. The other story is based on the hitherto unexploited archives of the Bonaparte family and scattered documents, mostly in Corsica, that have remained neglected or ignored.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [266]-284) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780525248330
Author:
Carrington, Dorothy
Publisher:
Dutton Adult
Location:
New York :
Subject:
France
Subject:
France Kings and rulers Biography.
Subject:
General Biography
Series Volume:
Nr. 3909
Publication Date:
19900528
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xxv, 289 p., 16 p. of pla
Dimensions:
20.00 x 20.00 x 20.00 in 1.34 lb

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