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  • Daniel Lescallier, 1743-1822, Man of the Sea - and Military Spy?by Margaret Bradley

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2005; US$ 50.00

    The period prior to the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars was one of intense industrial espionage. Daniel Lescallier was one of France’s most influential spies, his main aim being to obtain information about the British navy. The context is the story of Daniel Lescallier and his other similar missions. The background is the history of... more...

  • The History of Napoleon Buonaparteby John Gibson Lockhart

    The Floating Press 1915; US$ 7.95

    "Nations yet to come will look back upon his history as to some grand and supernatural romance. The fiery energy of his youthful career, and the magnificent progress of his irresistible ambition, have invested his character with the mysterious grandeur of some heavenly appearance; and when all the lesser tumults and lesser men of our age shall... more...

  • Maxims of Napoleonby Napoleon

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    The genius, greatness and grandeur of one of the world's most intelligent minds is demonstrated in these maxims. Napoleon as one of the greatest leaders of the world is advising the world on the importance of dignity, honour and courage. The work is awe-inspiring and stands for the voice of truth for all times. more...

  • Napoleon the Littleby Victor Hugo

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 4.99

    This pointedly satirical assessment of the governing skills of Napoleon set into motion a series of international scandals upon its initial publication in 1852. Author Victor Hugo had been living and working in Belgium when Napoleon the Little was published, but at the urging of King Leopold, the Belgian ruler, he left that country and took up residence... more...

  • The True History of the Prisoner called The Iron Maskby George Agar Ellis

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Who was the mysterious figure who was held in custody by French authorities for nearly 35 years, with his faced constantly cloaked in an identity-concealing iron mask? Though writers ranging from Voltaire to Dumas have advanced their own theories, this exhaustive examination of historical documents comes closest to presenting a viable answer to this... more...

  • The Psychology of Revolutionby Gustave Le Bon

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99

    Often, revolts and uprisings are regarded as being solely the results of a perfect storm of geopolitical, societal, and economic factors. But as French sociologist Gustave Le Bon astutely points out in The Psychology of Revolution, more personal variables enter into the revolutionary equation, as well. He parses several historical revolutions and identifies... more...

  • The Origins of the Grand Tourby Professor Michael G Brennan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Focusing upon three previously unpublished accounts of youthful English travellers in Western Europe (in contrast to the renowned but maturely retrospective memoirs of other seventeenth-century figures such as John Evelyn), this study reassesses the early origins of the cultural phenomenon known as the 'Grand Tour'. Usually denoted primarily as a... more...

  • Scotland Forever!by Iain Gale

    Birlinn 2015; US$ 8.74

    The Battle of Waterloo in 1815 was a turning point in European history. The British and their allies led by the Duke of Wellington faced the massed forces of Napoleon. It was the French emperor?s last throw of the dice after escaping from exile on Elba. One of the most iconic incidents of the battle which followed was the charge of the Scots Greys,... more...

  • Konrad Adenauerby Günther Dahlhoff

    Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 19.08

    Über die Politik Konrad Adenauers, des ersten Kanzlers der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, wurde schon viel geschrieben - doch kein Werk setzt sich ausführlich und exklusiv mit der Innenpolitik seiner ersten Amtsperiode 1949-53 auseinander. Günther Dahlhoff schafft hier Abhilfe: Detailliert doch kurzweilig beschreibt er die Gründungsjahre der Bundesrepublik... more...

  • Geschichte Frankreichsby Peter C. Hartmann

    C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 7.62

    Frankreich hat wie kein anderes Land die Geschichte Europas geprägt. Der Hof und die absolutistische Herrschaft Ludwigs XIV. waren lange Zeit Vorbild für europäische Herrscher. Seit dem Mittelalter und erst recht seit der Aufklärung gehörten französische Denker zur europäischen Avantgarde. Die Französische Revolution und Napoleon haben ganz Europa... more...