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Napoleon For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-07014-7
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388 pages
May 2011
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Introduction.

Part I: Beginnings.

Chapter 1: Why Remember Napoleon?

Chapter 2: Raising a Genius.

Chapter 3: The French Revolution: Liberty, Equality, Fraternity.

Chapter 4: Moving into the Limelight.

Chapter 5: Josephine!

Part II: Building an Empire.

Chapter 6: Improvising an Army in Italy.

Chapter 7: Mixing Art, Science, and Guns in Egypt.

Chapter 8: Gaining Control of France.

Chapter 9: Winning His Greatest Victories.

Chapter 10: Conquering a Continent.

Part III: Losing an Empire.

Chapter 11: Sailing into Disaster with the British.

Chapter 12: Bleeding in Spain.

Chapter 13: Reeling from Russia.

Chapter 14: Defeat and Resurrection.

Chapter 15: Waterloo.

Chapter 16: St. Helena: Napoleon’s Final Island.

Part IV: A True Revolutionary.

Chapter 17: Marshalling a Great Army.

Chapter 18: Sustaining Support at Home.

Chapter 19: Building a Greater (Middle Class) France.

Chapter 20: Attempting a Dynasty.

Part V: Influencing Nations: Diplomacy and Legacy.

Chapter 21: Boney Times with the Brits.

Chapter 22: Creating a New United Europe.

Chapter 23: Religious Freedom and Jewish Liberation.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 24: Ten Interesting Battlefields to Visit.

Chapter 25: Ten Pieces of Advice for Napoleon.

Chapter 26: Ten (Plus) Best Sources for Further Information.

Appendix A: Napoleonic Timeline.

Appendix B: Maps of Napoleonic Europe.

Index.

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