An Introduction to the Age of Napoleon
A special illustrated guide to his life, his wars, and his world
Napoleon on TV
A review of the PBS series which will introduce Napoleon and his era to millions this fall
Chapter 1: Prejudice & Pride
Napoleon: native of Corsica unhappy student in France
Chapter 2: Revolution & Opportunity
The talented young artillery officer wins notice and a wife
Chapter 3: Fame & Glory
The 26-year-old proves he can command an army and astounds Europe
Chapter 4: Savior or Usurper?
The popular general seizes control of France from a discredited government
Chapter 5: Enlightened Despot or Tyrant?
First Consul for Life crowns himself an Emperor and dominates Europe
Chapter 6: History's Greatest General?
No one equaled him in his time, and he remains a model to emulate
Chapter 7: Exile & Legacy
The incredible story ends…or does it?
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