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Bonaparte : 1769-1802
Bonaparte : 1769-1802
Gueniffey, Patrice2015
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Main title:
Bonaparte : 1769-1802 / Patrice Gueniffey ; translated by Steven Rendall.
Imprint:
Cambridge, MA : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2015.
Collation:
viii, 1008 pages, 30 unnumbered pages of plates : colour illustrations ; 25 cm.
Notes:
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.
ISBN:
9780674368354
Dewey class:
944.05092B944.05
Language:
English
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LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryBiography944.05 NAPAvailable
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