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Napoleon, man and myth

R. Ben Jones

Napoleon, man and myth

by R. Ben Jones

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Published by Holmes & Meier in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821.,
    • France -- Politics and government -- 1789-1815.,
    • France -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementR. Ben Jones.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC203 .J68 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination221 p. :
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4727894M
      ISBN 100841904405, 0841904413
      LC Control Number78015801

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      'Napoleon is an out and out masterpiece and a joy to read.' Sir Antony Beevor, author of Stalingrad A landmark new biography that presents the man behind the many myths. The first writer in English to go back to the original European sources, Adam Zamoyski's portrait of Napoleon . Get this from a library! Napoleon: the man behind the myth. [Adam Zamoyski] -- The first writer in English to go back to the original European sources, Adam Zamoyski's portrait of Napoleon is historical biography at its finest. Napoleon inspires passionately held and often.

        ‘Napoleon is an out-and-out masterpiece and a joy to read' Sir Antony Beevor, author of StalingradA landmark new biography that presents the man behind the many myths. The first writer in English to go back to the original European sources, Adam Zamoyski's portrait of Napoleon is historical biography at its finest.   A review of books on Napoleon’s campaigns over the past century shows two things—first, Stengel’s death is just not often mentioned. Second, when his death is mentioned, about half of the books and articles state that Stengel died in .


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Book Review. Napoleon: The Man Behind the Myth by Adam Zamoyski. ‘Zamoyski has done for Napoleon what Hibbert did for Wellington. Deliver an informative, entertaining and accessible personal history that has nothing to do with legend the book is a remarkable achievement’. Napoleon: A Life, by Adam Zamoyski, is a fantastic new biography of Napoleon Bonaparte, one of Europe's most interesting 19th century statesman.

Napoleon was born into a relatively well off aristocratic Corsican family, who were grappling with identity and status in recently annexed Corsica/5(63).

'Napoleon is an out-and-out masterpiece and a joy to read' Sir Antony Beevor, author of Stalingrad A landmark new biography that presents the man behind the many myths. The first writer in English to go back to the original European sources, Adam Zamoyski's portrait of Napoleon.

Zamoyski, a master of the sources and of the culture and politics that created his subject, produces a fresh, nuanced, beautifully written, gripping and outstanding biography of Napoleon that reveals him to be a triumph of luck and accident as much as the invincible genius of the legend’ Simon Sebag-Montefiore, author of The Romanovs and Jerusalem: The Biography/5(28).

ISBN: `Napoleon is an out-and-out masterpiece and a joy to read' Sir Antony Beevor, author of Stalingrad A landmark new biography that presents the man behind the many myths /5(4). Napoleon inspires passionately held and violently conflicting visions.

Was he a god-like genius, Romantic avatar, megalomaniac monster or just a nasty little dictator. He was none of these things. He was a man, and as Adam Zamoyski presents him in this landmark biography, in many ways a. Napoleon Bonaparte () has had more books written about him than could fill a well stocked library.

His meteoric rise and fall have been well documented on film and page. In this new biography the reader will come to learn more about the personality of the little corporal.

Napoleon was born in a large family in s:   Napoleon: The Man and the Myths Episode 1 of 5 Historian Andrew Roberts questions if Napoleon really was a short, uncouth, villainous, Corsican upstart.

Zamoyski will place Napoleon in context: as a young man in the s entering a world at war, whose successes would embroil him in a struggle for supremacy against European powers spurred by self-interest, lust for power or just survival. Historian and writer Adam Zamoyski strips away the self-serving legend crafted by Napoleon himself to uncover the real man behind the myths.

Zamoyski says there is a more human, more understandable and far more interesting Napoleon beneath all the prejudice and myth. Verified Purchase This book is a MUST for anyone interested in the enigmatic historical character of Napoleon, a man who was instrumental in creating present-day Europe.

Like his previous books on the time of Napoleon, the expedition to Russia and the aftermath of the Vienna Congress, Zamoyski produced once more a very readable book/5(18). Napoleon: The Man and the Myths Podcast Historian Andrew Roberts presents a series, recorded partly on location in Paris, which dispels some myths about Napoleon Bonaparte.

Updated: daily. So, there is this myth about Napoleon. The greatest, the changer, a true European legacy, the almost like a god, etc etc. And many authors have written books about Napoleon, each writer with his own Napoleonastic mythical idea in the mind.

Then a difficult thing to do is to write a book about that man behind the myth. Entdecken Sie "Napoleon: The Man Behind the Myth" von Adam Zamoyski und finden Sie Ihren Buchhändler. 'Napoleon is an out-and-out masterpiece and a joy to read' Sir Antony Beevor, author of StalingradA landmark new biography that presents the man behind the many myths.

The first writer in English to go back to the original European sources, Adam Zamoyski's portrait of Napoleon is. Napoleon, Man and Myth Paperback – January 1, by R. Ben. Jones (Author)Author: R. Ben.

Jones. A landmark new biography that presents the man behind the many myths. The first writer in English to go back to the original European sources, Adam Zamoyski's portrait of Napoleon is historical biography at its finest.

Napoleon inspires passionately held and often conflicting visions. Napoleon: man and myth. [R Ben Jones] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library empereur des Français; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Kaiser I) Napoleon (Frankreich: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: R Ben Jones.

Find more information about: ISBN:   Adam Zamoyski strips away the lacquer of prejudice and places Napoleon the man within the context of his times.

In the s, a young Napoleon entered a world at war, a bitter struggle for supremacy and survival with leaders motivated by a quest for power and by self-interest. PBS - Napoleon: The Man and the Myth Bonaparte was not only a warrior; he was also a shrewd propagandist.

During his first campaign in Italy, he carefully crafted reports from the battlefield. The raw material for the future Napoleon myth was provided by one of his St Helena confidants, the Comte de las Cases, whose account of conversations with the great man came out shortly after his.Napoleon: The Man and the Myths Historian Andrew Roberts presents a series, recorded partly on location in Paris, which dispels some myths about Napoleon Bonaparte.

Episode 1 Napoleon: The Man and the Myths Episode 1 of 5 Napoleon was savaged by British caricaturists during his lifetime.This book is a MUST for anyone interested in the enigmatic historical character of Napoleon, a man who was instrumental in creating present-day Europe. Like his previous books on the time of Napoleon, the expedition to Russia and the aftermath of the Vienna Congress, Zamoyski produced once more a .