4 edition of Napoleon And America found in the catalog.
July 25, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||108|
As the title implies, this novel is about Napoleon in America. More specifically, it is historical/alternate history fiction, and begins on the premise that Napoleon fled to America in , after Waterloo. When he arrives, he is torn between living an idyllic life in the American countryside or continuing his martial ambitions. The final Sharpe book finds him heading to South America to find an old friend. On the way he stops to pay a visit to Napoleon and agrees to carry a message. After arriving in Chile Sharpe and Harper get involved in the Chilean Civil War/5().
Napoleon's army was defeated by Wellington (Britain) and Blucher (Prussia) at Waterloo in June He was then exiled to Saint Helena in the South Atlantic, where he eventually died. The chaotic Europe left behind by roughly two decades of war was reorganized by the Congress of Vienna (). This informative first-time translation of the autobiography of Pierre-Clement de Laussat (), offers a portrait of the middle-man in the transaction of which gave the United States the Louisiana territory. The life of this 'transfer agent' reads like a novel amply detailed with the love, pride, ambition, and courage that drove him to make a mark on history.
Napoleon III, nephew of Napoleon I, president of the Second Republic of France (–52), and then emperor of the French (–70). He gave his country two decades of prosperity under a stable, authoritarian government but finally led it to defeat in the Franco-German War (–71). The Napoleonic Wars (–) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and led by the United produced a brief period of French domination over most of Europe. The wars stemmed from the unresolved disputes associated .
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This book is an intriguing alternative history of what could have happened if Napoleon had escaped St. Napoleon And America book and travelled to America.
A sickly Napoleon is rescued from by the famous French pirate Jean Lafitte and recuperates in New Orleans.4/4(35). To this reviewer, the author of NAPOLEON IN AMERICA created a different genre.
Instead of historical fiction, in which an actual history is fictionalized, NAPOLEON IN AMRICA fictionalized a history that did not happen as the book's hero Napoleon did die in and had never come to America and found his new empire in Texas/5(38). In Napoleon in America, Selin imagine how this might have happened.
Inaccording to Ines Murat, Napoleon read of his brother Joseph's safe passage to America. Napoleon in America is, appropriately, about Napoleon escaping from Saint Elena and landing in New Orleans.
The book deals with the world's reactions to his escape, France's plans for war against Spain to unite the people, and of course Napoleon's Napoleon And America book and plans for his life in America/5. The level of research and scholarship puts many non-fiction histories to shame.
– The Napoleon Series. Napoleon in America is a well researched alternate history, without any alien space bats. – Alternate History Weekly Update. Former French Emperor Napoleon has been imprisoned on a dark wart in the Atlantic since his defeat at Waterloo in.
Napoleon had also re-obtained the North American province of Louisiana from Spain in However, the loss of Haiti made Louisiana strategically undesirable, and with war again on the horizon with Great Britain, Napoleon was willing to agree to the Louisiana Purchase in To this reviewer, the author of NAPOLEON IN AMERICA created a different genre.
Instead of historical fiction, in which an actual history is fictionalized, NAPOLEON IN AMRICA fictionalized a history that did not happen as the book's hero Napoleon did die in and had never come to America and found his new empire in s: Napoleon And America has been added to your Cart Add to Cart.
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Napoleonic Code, French civil code enacted on Maand still extant, with revisions, that was the main influence on the 19th-century civil codes of most countries of continental Europe and Latin America. Learn more about the Napoleonic Code’s development, contents, and influence in this article.
Evocative and immersive, Selin's debut historical fiction twists Napoleon's fate. The real Napoleon died in at the age of 51 while in exile on the island of St.
Helena. In Selin's novel, a year-old Napoleon plots and successfully executes an escape, choosing America as his : Dry Wall Publishing Inc. Napoleon Bonaparte (/ n ə ˈ p oʊ l i ən ˈ b oʊ n ə p ɑːr t /; French: Napoléon [napɔleɔ̃ bɔnapaʁt]; 15 August – 5 May ), born Napoleone di Buonaparte (Italian: [napoleˈoːne di ˌbwɔnaˈparte]), byname "Le Corse" (The Corsican) or "Le Petit Caporal" (The Little Corporal), was a French statesman and military leader who became notorious as an artillery commander.
This book is an intriguing alternative history of what could have happened if Napoleon had escaped St. Helena and travelled to America. A sickly Napoleon is rescued from by the famous French pirate Jean Lafitte and recuperates in New Orleans/5(40).
What if Napoleon won the Battle of Waterloo. What if he defeated Russia in. What if he escaped from exile on St. Helena. Napoleon in America is part of a long tradition of alternate history books about Napoleon Bonaparte. In fact, the first novel-length alternate history was about Napoleon.
One of the distinctive things about this book is that it drew a lot of attention to German troops fighting on behalf of Napoleon. Yes, this book is an important corrective to the idea that Napoleon’s forces were all French. They certainly weren’t. When Napoleon invaded Russia, only something like 55% of his army were French.
To this reviewer, the author of NAPOLEON IN AMERICA created a different genre. Instead of historical fiction, in which an actual history is fictionalized, NAPOLEON IN AMRICA fictionalized a history that did not happen as the book's hero Napoleon did die in and had never come to America and found his new empire in Texas.4/5.
Napoleon lead a life of escapes. First from Corsica and obscurity, then from temporary fame to immortality, then from Elba and ignominy, but he could not escape from St Helena and due to the impossibility of constructing a plausible escape, Shannon Selin cleverly does not focus on any wild scheme of escape plan in her book Napoleon in America.
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The Napoleonic Code (French: Code Napoléon), officially Civil Code of the French (French: Code civil des Français; simply referred to as Code civil) is the French civil code established under the French Consulate in and still in force, although frequently amended.
It was drafted by a commission of four eminent jurists and entered into force on 21 March What if Napoleon Bonaparte had escaped from exile on St. Helena and wound up in the United States in. Check out the book trailer for NAPOLEON IN AMERICA by Shannon Selin. Princeton historian David Bell’s book Men on Horseback: from the early United States and Napoleonic France to Haiti and Latin America, Napoleon, Bolívar, and Louverture each used their.
The forgotten story of how Napoleon wanted to start a new life in America A man dressed as Napoleon takes part in a reenactment of the Armistice of Cherasco on June 7, in Cherasco, near Turin.The book trailer for Shannon’s novel, Napoleon in America, features the Napoleon House legend that inspired the book.
Inpirates of Jean Laffite’s gang were plotting to rescue Napoleon Bonaparte from St. Helena and bring him to New Orleans. On the day they planned to sail, they received word that Napoleon had died.The greatest motivational book of all time!
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