By Susan P. Conner
Hegel referred to as him an idea on horseback, an outline that means Napoleon Bonaparte's complexity, in addition to the level to which he replaced France, Europe, and the area. Napoleon has been referred to as a visionary, a pragmatist, a cynical opportunist, an ogre, and a demigod. right here, he's defined in his personal phrases and the phrases of his contemporaries: from his clannishness to his knack for being on the correct position on the correct time, and from his genius to his obsession with detail.
Napoleon introduced order out of the chaos of the French Revolution, pressed for progressive equality of chance, and deliberate a ecu union. within the strategy, he knew peace for less than 14 months of his 15-year reign, marched his armies from Lisbon to Moscow, and triggered the deaths of thousands. during this source, an in depth timeline, maps, illustrations, biographical sketches, and first files support scholars get a suppose for the short yet enduring Age of Napoleon.
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