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Napoleon Bonaparte: A Reference Guide to His Life and Works Joshua Meeks Rowman and Littlefield (2020) Hardback, 255 pages, 15 maps I like to have well-stocked shelf of reference books to hand for my own research and writing. Although we live in the internet age where there is a plethora of online reference sites (The […]
Forshufvud's theories about poisoning are still very much alive. This is a fascinating theory, but almost too fantastic to be true, and almost the only indication is the arsenic content in the hair...
Napoléon undoubtedly had large quantities of arsenic in his body when he died. However, this does not necessarily mean that he was murdered. It could have been self-administered. And that does not necessarily mean suicide...
Napoleon was one of the greatest military minds in the history of warfare. He expanded the conquests of France from her revolutionary borders to that of an Empire that stretched from Spain to the steppes of Russia. Napoleon's genius lay not in the revolutionizing of warfare itself, but in the refinement of existing means...
Napoléon Bonaparte was and still is one of France's most revered heroes. Though born a Corsican in 1769, Napoléon journeyed to France for schooling at the age of nine...