Road to St Helena

Road to St Helena

by J. David Markham

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Overview

Napoleon's incredible career went through a number of distinct periods. Much has been written about his rise to power, his time as leader of France, his ultimate defeat at Waterloo and his exile on St. Helena. But the short critical period of his fall from power, the few months in 1815 between Waterloo and his arrival on St. Helena, has received less attention. J. David Markham's gripping new study focuses on this, Napoleon's last journey, and the final dramatic episodes in his fateful life.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781844157518
Publisher: Pen and Sword
Publication date: 09/22/2008
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

J. David Markham is a distinguished Napoleonic scholar and biographer. Among his many publications are Napoleon's Road to Glory: Triumphs, Defeats and Immortality and Imperial Glory: The Bulletins of Napoleon's Army, 1805-1814. He has written widely on Napoleonic topics for history magazines, journals and encyclopedias, and has appeared on the History, Discovery and Learning channels. He is president of the Napoleonic Alliance and executive vice-president and editor-in-chief of the International Napoleonic Society.

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