Napoleon & St Helena: On the Island of Exile

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The island of St Helena, in the South Atlantic, is one of the most remote and most famous islands in the world. The Duke of Wellington had stopped at the island on his way back from India and had been struck by its remoteness, leading him to recommend it as Napoleon's place of imprisonment after his defeat in 1815, thrusting the island to the centre of world affairs. But where does this legacy leave St Helena today? The island is a unique colonial survivor, almost without an economy of its own. Lacking an airport, the only ...

Napoleon & St Helena: On the Island of Exile 2011, Haus Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781906598877

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Napoleon & St Helena: On the Island of Exile 2008, Haus Pub., London, England

ISBN-13: 9781905791545

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