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Napoleon (Profiles in Power)

by Geoffrey Ellis

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This invaluable account provides an excellent introduction to the nature and mechanics of Napoleon's power, and how he used it. It explores Napoleon's rise to fame as a soldier of the French Revolution and his aims and achievements as first consul and emperor during the years 1799-1815. *Essential reading for everyone fascinated by the man and the myth. *A compelling account of Napoleon's personality and policies and the relentless elaboration of his own power during the passage from Consular to Imperial rule. *Examines the nature and aims of Napoleonic imperialism.

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A biography of the military genius who in 1804 crowned himself Emperor of the French and established a vast European empire.

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