Napoleon - A Concise Biography.pdf

Napoleon - A Concise Biography PDF

David A. Bell

Napoleon Bonapartes astounding life and military genius have captured imaginations for two centuries. Now award-winning historian David A. Bell provides this succinct and elegant portrait, offering an original and lively account of Napoleons dazzling career and firmly situating him in the historical context of revolutionary France. Bell emphasizes the astonishing sense of human possibility—for both good and ill—that Napoleon represented. By his Tate twenties, he was already one of the greatest generals in European history. At thirty, he had become absolute master of Europes most powerful country. In his early forties, he ruled a European empire mightier than any rince Rome, fighting wars that changed the shape of the continent. But his fall was epic as well, leading him to spend his last years in miserable exile in the South Atlantic. Out of Bells engaging analysis emerges the image of an ambitious and charismatic man, one who affirmed his right to rule in the narre of the revolutionary principles of popular sovereignty and civic equality, but also as a conquering hero. Highlighting the importance of the 1789 French revolution in Napoleons political formation, this concise biography offers a new interpretation of his life and rule. The revolution made possible. Napoleon: A Concise Biography … "David Bell's 'concise biography' is a welcome contribution .Bell's vivid style, choice quotations, and serious purpose make his short biography a fascinating introduction to one of the most influential men in history."--Howard G. Brown, Journal of Modern History. About the Author. David A. Bell is the Sidney and Ruth Lapidus Professor in the Department of History at Princeton. Born in New

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Jason Leghmann

It is exactly as it claims to be: a concise biography of Napoleon. And a very good one it is. It is an engaging read for both a first time reader and a Napoleonic "veteran". Not just a list of battles, it ties together both battles and international politics with his family and dynastic ambitions.

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There are also concise descriptions of Napoleon's operational methods, such as his use of the bataillon carrée to maneuver groups of army corps rapidly over ... 21 Oct 2019 ... -Bell, David A. Napoleon: A Concise Biography. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. -Hunt, Lynn et al. Making of the West: Peoples and ...