Napoleon Bonaparte is one of history’s greatest generals. He is famed for his outstanding military success – which facilitated the growth of France’s empire to one of the greatest Europe had seen since Rome – and also for his impressive political achievements most notably the civil laws known as the Napoleonic Code.
Napoleon contains items of rare memorabilia that cover all aspects of his life, from military orders and battlefield reports to political proclamations and the intimate love letters between Napoleon and Joséphine. This authoritative book will give you unprecedented access to the man who revolutionized Europe.
David Chanteranne is an historian and art historian and is the editor-in-chief of the magazines Napoleon I and Napoleon III.
Emmanuell Papot is a writer on the subject of Napoleon.