The Compact Guide: the Napoleonic Wars

Author(s): Richard Holmes

History

Written by one of Britain's best known and most respected military historians, this is the essential account of the Napoleonic campaigns. Now in a new condensed and accessible edition

This is popular history at its most engrossing, providing a vivid introduction to Napoleon's astonishing career and his effect on world history. A charismatic and astute military leader, Napoleon built an empire in a series of astounding campaigns from 1796 to 1812, winning many of the most famous battles of all time. At the height of his powers most of Europe was under his control, from Portugal to Moscow. Bestselling author Richard Holmes brings the era's great battles to life while he recounts in detail how Napoleon transformed France's administrative, educational, and legal systems, and forged a pattern that shapes modern governments to this day.

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  • : 9780233005942
  • : Carlton Books, Limited
  • : Carlton Books, Limited
  • : 0.181437
  • : August 2019
  • : .5 Inches X 5.2 Inches X 7.8 Inches
  • : books

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  • : 144
  • : Paperback
  • : Richard Holmes