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Author Jordan, David P., 1939-
Title Napoleon and the Revolution / David P. Jordan.
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
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 Floor2  DC201 .J66 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xiii, 327 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-316) and index.
Contents Prologue: Napoleon and the French Revolution: Becoming a Revolutionary; First Revolutionary Steps; Italy: the Imperial Revolution; Egypt; Power -- Entr'acte: Revolution and Empire: The Weapons of Revolution -- Entr'acte: A Sighting in Jena: Napoleon at Zenith -- Entr'acte: Napoleon and the Political Culture of the French Revolution: Catastrophe and Decline -- Entr'acte: Napoleon Explains the Revolution: Napoleon Brought to Bay; Ending the Revolution -- Entr'acte: Reputation: The End of the End Game; Death and Rebirth -- Epilogue: Napoleon and the Revolutionary Tradition -- Appendix: Some Remarks about Arsenic Poisoning.
Summary "This new study of Napoleon emphasizes his ties to the French Revolution, his embodiment of its militancy, and his rescue of its legacies. Jordan's work illuminates all aspects of his fabulous career, his views of the Revolution and history, the artists who created and embellished his image, and much of his talk about himself and his achievements"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Influence.
France -- History -- 1789-1815.
ISBN 0230362818
Standard # 40021346535
OCLC number 782988603