Napoleon (BOK)

Paul Johnson

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Written with great wit and panache, this biography also has a serious purpose: to make us face up to the moral bankruptcy of Napoleon's dictatorship. Johnson tells the whole story: his astonishing gift for figures and calculation, his mastery of cannon; his audacious, hyperactive and aggressive generalship and his simple battle tactics; his complete control of propaganda and the success of the cultural presentation of the Empire; the Code Napoleon; his failure as an international statesman, as Europe grew to hate him; his marshals and ministers; his wives, mistresses, personal style and working methods; the British blockade and the Continental System; the mistakes in Spain and Russia. The escape from Elba, the events leading up to Waterloo and the battle itself, which gets a full treatment, is particularly riveting.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2003 Forfatter Paul Johnson
Forlag
PHOENIX HOUSE
ISBN 9781842126509
Antall sider 224 Dimensjoner 19,9cm x 13,1cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 206 gram

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