Napoleon : life, legacy, and image : a biography /

On a cold December day in 1840 Parisians turned out in force to watch as the body of Napoleon was solemnly carried on a riverboat from Courbevoie on its final journey to the Invalides. The return of their long-dead Emperor's corpse from the Island of St. Helena was a moment that Paris had eagerly aw... Full description

Main Author: Forrest, Alan I.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's, 2012
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    Paris, 1840

    Corsican beginnings

    Son of the revolution

    Bonaparte in Italy

    Lure of the orient

    First consul

    From consulate to empire

    Quest for glory

    A vision of civil society

    The reinvention of monarchy

    From the peninsula to Leipzig

    The hundred days

    Years of exile

    Life after death.

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