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Author Gueniffey, Patrice, author.

Title Bonaparte : 1769-1802 / Patrice Gueniffey ; translated by Steven Rendall.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2015.

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Description viii, 1008 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Language Translated from the French.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Napoleon and Corsica: 1769-1793 -- An Italian family in Corsica -- A French upbringing -- The French officer and the Corsican patriot -- The revolutionary of Ajaccio -- Lost illusions -- Part II. Entry into the scene: 1793-1796 -- Toulon -- In search of a future -- Happiness -- Part III. The Italian Campaign: 1796-1797 -- That beautiful Italy -- An Italian policy? -- On the road to Vienna -- Mombello -- Saving the Directory -- Campoformio -- Parisian interlude -- Part IV. The Egyptian Expedition: 1798-1799 -- The road to the Indies -- The conquest of the Nile -- Governing Egypt -- Jaffa -- The return from the orient -- Part V. Crossing the Rubicon: 1799 -- The conspiracy -- Brumaire -- Part VI. A king for the revolution: 1799-1802 -- First Consul -- First steps -- From the Tuileries to Marengo -- Works and days -- The turning point of 1801 -- Peace with the church -- The top of the ladder.
Subject Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821.
Emperors -- France -- Biography.
Heads of state -- France -- Biography.
France -- History -- Consulate and First Empire, 1799-1815.
Added Author Rendall, Steven, translator.
Added Title Bonaparte. English
ISBN 9780674368354 alkaline paper
0674368355 alkaline paper

 
    
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