A short and vivid biography, which deconstructs the Napoleonic myth and reveals the reality of his rule. Written with great wit and panache, this biography also has a serious purpose: to make us face up to the moral bankruptcy of Napoleon?s dictatorship. Johnson tells the whole story: his astonishing gift for figures and calculation, his mastery of cannon; his audacious, hyperactive and aggressive generalship and his simple battle tactics; his complete control of propaganda and the success of the cultural presentation of ...

Napoleon 2003, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

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Napoleon 2002, Viking Books, New York, NY

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Napoleon 2002, Thorndike Press, Waterville, ME

ISBN-13: 9780786240005

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Napoleon 2002, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297607373

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