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Napoleon and the American Dream - Murat, Ines, and Frenaye, Frances (Translated by)
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In???s Murat's readable and entertaining narrative introduces us to little-known facts about the adventures and misadventures of numerous French veterans of Waterloo who migrated to the United States. More often than not, their visions of life in this country conflicted with the original New World dream of the peaceful pioneer. For two centuries, the lure of what we now call the American Dream had beckoned rich and poor from the Old World. "In all respects," said Napoleon, "America was our true refuge." Reported by Las ...

Napoleon and the American Dream 1999, LSU Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807124635

Trade paperback

Napoleon and the American Dream 1981, Louisiana State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780807107706

Unknown binding