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The age of Napoleon : a history of European civilization from 1789 to 1815

Author: Will Durant; Ariel Durant; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Portrays the enigmatic character and incredible career of Napoleon Bonaparte, and describes the world he helped to fashion in the course of his ambitions.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoléon, empereur des Français; Napoleon, Emperor of the French
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will Durant; Ariel Durant; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 067121988X 9780671219888
OCLC Number: 1256901
Description: xxi, 872 pages, 32 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The French Revolution: 1789-99. The background of revolution: 1774-89 ; The National Assembly: May 4, 1789-September 30, 1791 ; The Legislative Assembly: October 1, 1791-September 20, 1792 ; The convention: September 21, 1792-October 26, 1795 ; The directory: November 2, 1795-November 9, 1799 ; Life under the revolution: 1789-99 --
Napoleon ascendant: 1799-1811. The consulate: November 11, 1799-May 18, 1804 ; The new empire: 1804-07 ; The mortal realm: 1807-11 ; Napoleon himself ; Napoleonic France: 1800-1815 ; Napoleon and the arts ; Literature versus Napoleon ; Science and philosophy under Napoleon --
Britain: 1789-1812. England at work ; English life ; The arts in England ; Science in England ; English philosophy ; Literature in transition ; The lake poets: 1770-1850 ; The rebel poets: 1788-1824 ; England's neighbors: 1789-1815 ; Pitt, Nelson, and Napoleon: 1789-1812 --
The challenged kings: 1789-1812. Iberia ; Italy and its conquerors: 1789-1813 ; Austria: 1780-1812 ; Beethoven: 1770-1827 ; Germany and Napoleon: 1786-1811 ; The German people: 1789-1812 ; German literature: 1789-1815 ; German philosophy: 1789-1815 ; Around the heartland: 1789-1812 ; Russia: 1796-1812 --
Finale: 1811-15. To Moscow: 1811-12 ; To Elba: 1813-14 ; To Waterloo: 1814-15 ; To St. Helena ; To the end ; Afterward: 1815-40
Responsibility: by Will and Ariel Durant.

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Portrays the enigmatic character and incredible career of Napoleon Bonaparte, and describes the world he helped to fashion in the course of his ambitions.
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