At a glance:
- Author: Manuel Komroff
- First Published: 1954
- Time of Work: 17691821
- Setting: France and most of Europe
- Genres: Nonfiction, Biography
- Subjects: Dictators, Family or family life, France or French people, Exile or expatriates, Leadership, War, Rulers, Military life or service, French Revolution, Biography, Napoleonic Wars, Generals
- Locales: France, Europe
Form and Content
Manuel Komroff’s survey of the career of Napoleon Bonaparte covers each major period of his life. The twelve chapters of Napoleon deal with his boyhood in Corsica, his role in the French Revolution and the Directory, his campaign in Egypt, the First Consulate (18001804), his major battles as emperor of the French, his defeats in Spain and Russia, and his downfall and exile. Komroff does not emphasize any particular phase of Napoleon’s life, preferring instead to narrate events. The author assumes that the reader has no prior knowledge of this...
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