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"The Black Room at Longwood"

♥ Book Title : The Black Room at Longwood
♣ Name Author : Jean-Paul Kauffmann
∞ Launching : 1999-05-31
◊ Info ISBN Link : 1568581289
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781568581286
⊕ Number Pages : Total 304 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Like his subject, Napoleon, author Jean-Paul Kauffmann has experienced captivity, as a three-year hostage in Beirut. He brings his insider's knowledge to this moving account of the most famous French soldier's last years in seclusion on a tropical island. After his defeat at Waterloo in 1815, Napoleon was exiled and imprisoned by the British on the island of St. Helena. He became increasingly withdrawn, surviving on a diet of memories that he recounted to the few people around him. But the book -- part history, part travelogue -- portrays the leader as a prisoner also of his mind, poisoned by nostalgia for his triumphs and grief over his defeats. "A haunting, unforgettable book....Kauffmann captures the desolate atmosphere of Napoleon's last home with evocative precision." -- Boston Globe"Article| Jean-Paul Kauffmann| Statement ..."

"Napoleon"

♥ Book Title : Napoleon
♣ Name Author : Steven Englund
∞ Launching : 2004
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0674018036
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780674018037
⊕ Number Pages : Total 575 sheet
♮ News id : N-ZJbxGwU4cC

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☯ Full Synopsis : "A political biography of Napoleon Bonaparte charts his rise and fall, detailing his devotion to the French Revolution and his seminal influence on the face of nineteenth-century European history."Article| Steven Englund| Statement ..."

"Napoleon and the Revolution"

♥ Book Title : Napoleon and the Revolution
♣ Name Author : David P. Jordan
∞ Launching : 2012-07-24
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780230362819
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0230362818
⊕ Number Pages : Total 327 sheet
♮ News id : TK35B6LV1vEC

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☯ Full Synopsis : "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."Article| David P. Jordan| Statement ..."

"The New York Times Book Reviews 2000"

♥ Book Title : The New York Times Book Reviews 2000
♣ Name Author : New York Times Staff
∞ Launching : 2001
◊ Info ISBN Link : 1579580580
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781579580582
⊕ Number Pages : Total 2500 sheet
♮ News id : CGV-sHezvSgC

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☯ Full Synopsis : "This anthology examines Love's Labours Lost from a variety of perspectives and through a wide range of materials. Selections discuss the play in terms of historical context, dating, and sources; character analysis; comic elements and verbal conceits; evidence of authorship; performance analysis; and feminist interpretations. Alongside theater reviews, production photographs, and critical commentary, the volume also includes essays written by practicing theater artists who have worked on the play. An index by name, literary work, and concept rounds out this valuable resource."Article| New York Times Staff| Statement ..."

"Napoleon"

♥ Book Title : Napoleon
♣ Name Author : Munro Price
∞ Launching : 2014-08-04
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780199380695
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0199380694
⊕ Number Pages : Total 344 sheet
♮ News id : TxWSBAAAQBAJ

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☯ Full Synopsis : "On April 20, 1814, after a dizzying series of battles, campaigns, and diplomatic intrigues, a defeated Napoleon Bonaparte made his farewell speech to the Old Guard in the courtyard of the Chateau de Fontainebleau and set off for exile on the island of Elba. Napoleonic legend asserts that the Emperor was brought down by foreign powers determined to destroy him and discredit his achievements, with the aid of highly placed domestic traitors. Others argue that once Napoleon's military defeats began in 1812, his fall became inevitable. But in fact, as Munro Price shows in this brilliant new book, Napoleon's fall could have been avoided altogether. Exploring a critical and often neglected period of Napoleonic history between 1812 and 1814, Napoleon: The End of Glory offers a more complete picture of the Emperor's decline and fall than any previous work. Price analyzes the political, military, and diplomatic events of the period, from Napoleon's disastrous invasion of Russia in 1812 to the multiple failed attempts by Austria to broker peace. He illuminates the dynamic relationships between Napoleon and the wily Austrian foreign minister Metternich-whose desire for equilibrium within the European states system clashed with Napoleon's unshakeable belief in hegemony and subjection-and the charming and enigmatic Alexander I of Russia. And he explores the lasting impact of the bloody Terror of the French Revolution on Napoleon's decisions once he came to power. Rejecting the assumption that defeat was unavoidable, Price considers instead why Napoleon failed to explore a compromise peace that could have allowed him to keep his crown, arguing that the answer to this question has powerful implications for our understanding of the Napoleonic wars. Ultimately, Price provides a convincing portrait of the Emperor's decline, exposing his blindness, intransigence and miscalculations; his preference for war and his declining ability to wage it; and his nearly pathological fear of a dishonorable peace. A deeply researched study of the moment of a great man's fall, Napoleon: The End of Glory forces us to reconsider Napoleon's character, motives, and the reasons for his spectacular failure."Article| Munro Price| Statement ..."

"AB Bookman's Weekly"

♥ Book Title : AB Bookman's Weekly
♣ Name Author : no defined
∞ Launching : 1999-04
◊ Info ISBN Link : UOM:39015049024584
⊗ Detail ISBN code :
⊕ Number Pages : Total 233 sheet
♮ News id : Ts8sAAAAMAAJ

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"Europe"

♥ Book Title : Europe
♣ Name Author : no defined
∞ Launching : 2000
◊ Info ISBN Link : WISC:89073878118
⊗ Detail ISBN code :
⊕ Number Pages : Total 233 sheet
♮ News id : e6_AnBlQNRQC

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"The Angel of the Left Bank"

♥ Book Title : The Angel of the Left Bank
♣ Name Author : Jean-Paul Kauffmann
∞ Launching : 2004
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780812970869
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0812970861
⊕ Number Pages : Total 226 sheet
♮ News id : CgKWDwAAQBAJ

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☯ Full Synopsis : "A compelling analysis of the artist's final painting presents a close-up look at Delacroix's masterpiece, discussing the artist's life, philosophy, religion, and art and revisiting the diverses locales around Paris that may have inspired the masterwork. Originally published as The Struggle with the Angel. Reprint. 25,000 first printing."Article| Jean-Paul Kauffmann| Statement ..."

"Translation Review"

♥ Book Title : Translation Review
♣ Name Author : no defined
∞ Launching : 2001
◊ Info ISBN Link : UOM:39015057960695
⊗ Detail ISBN code :
⊕ Number Pages : Total 233 sheet
♮ News id : HE5ZAAAAMAAJ

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"Book Review Index 2001 Cumulation"

♥ Book Title : Book Review Index 2001 Cumulation
♣ Name Author : Dana Ferguson
∞ Launching : 2001-09
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0787635456
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780787635459
⊕ Number Pages : Total 233 sheet
♮ News id : MC7hAAAAMAAJ

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☯ Full Synopsis : "'Book Review Index' provides quick access to reviews of books, periodicals, books on tape and electronic media representing a wide range of popular, academic and professional interests. More than 600 publications are indexed, including journals and national general interest publications and newspapers. 'Book Review Index' is available in a three-issue subscription covering the current year or as an annual cumulation covering the past year."Article| Dana Ferguson| Statement ..."

"American Book Publishing Record"

♥ Book Title : American Book Publishing Record
♣ Name Author : no defined
∞ Launching : 2000
◊ Info ISBN Link : STANFORD:36105111050469
⊗ Detail ISBN code :
⊕ Number Pages : Total 233 sheet
♮ News id : lJswAQAAIAAJ

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"Book Review Index"

♥ Book Title : Book Review Index
♣ Name Author : Dana Ferguson
∞ Launching : 2001-01-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0787635448
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780787635442
⊕ Number Pages : Total 452 sheet
♮ News id : 4cFWAAAAYAAJ

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☯ Full Synopsis : ""Article| Dana Ferguson| Statement ..."