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- DescriptionThis magnificent reconstruction of Napoleon s life and legend, written by a distinguished Oxford scholar, is based on intimate documents including the personal letters of Marie-Louise and the decoded diaries of Grand Marshal Bertrand, who accompanied Napoleon to his final exile on St. Helena. It has been hailed as the most important single-volume work in Napoleonic literature.
- Author Biography<b>Felix Markham</b> (1908 92) was born in Brighton, England. After graduating from Oxford, he taught history there for some forty years. Among his books are <i>Napoleon and the Awakening of Europe</i> and <i>The Bonapartes. </i>He was also the editor and translator of such works as <i>Henri Comte de Saint-Simon, 1760 1825: Selected Writings. </i><b>Steven Englund</b> took a doctorate from Princeton after studying at Cambridge.He has taught at UCLA, the Universite de Paris VIII, Sciences Po, l'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, and is now Distinguished NYU Professor at the American University of Paris. His books or coauthorshipsinclude <i>The Inquisition in Hollywood: Politics in the Film Community, 1930 1960</i> and <i>Napoleon: A Political Life</i>, which was winner of the History Grand Prix of the Fondation Napoleon as well as the J. Russell Major Prize (for best book in English on French History, 2004) of the American Historical Association.Among the publications he contributes to are <i>La Revue des Deux Mondes</i>, <i>Le Monde</i>, <i>La Revue d Histoire Moderne et Contemporaine</i>, <i>Commonweal</i>, and <i>Cross Currents</i>.He was a Guggenheim Fellow from 2005 to 2006.
- Author(s)Felix Markham
- PublisherPenguin Putnam Inc
- Date of Publication01/11/2010
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Series TitleSignet Classics
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations, maps
- Weight181 g
- Width104 mm
- Height173 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsMass market (rack) paperback,Unsewn / adhesive bound
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