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AuthorUnwin, Brian
TitleTerrible exile : the last days of Napoleon on St Helena / Brian Unwin
ImprintLondon : I. B. Tauris, [2010]
©2010
Permalinkhttp://maurice.bgsu.edu/record=b3067459~S9
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Bibliog.Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC #461592698Find in WorldCat
Phys. Descriptionxxiv, 231 pages 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
ISBN9781848852877 (hbk.)
1848852878 (hbk.)
SubjectsNapoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Exile
Emperors -- France -- Biography
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
France -- Politics and government -- 1799-1815
Saint Helena -- History -- 19th century
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At its height, the Napoleonic Empire spanned much of mainland Europe. Feted and feared by millions of citizens, Napoleon was the most powerful and famous man of his age. But following his defeat at the Battle of Waterloo the future of the one-time Emperor of France and master of Europe seemed irredeemably bleak. How did the brilliant tactician cope with being at the mercy of his captors?(More)
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Brian Unwin
Sir Brian Unwin studied at the universities of Oxford and Yale. After a career in the civil service in Whitehall he became President of the European Investment Bank. He has a longstanding interest in the Napoleonic period and Napoleon's captivity on St Helena and in 2007 visited the island in pursuit of his research.
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p. vii
 
Map of St Helena
p. x
 
Plan of Longwood House in Napoleon's Timep. xi 
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