Napoleon/Paul Johnson. p. c. (A Penguin life). A Lipper/ Viking book. Includes bibliographical references. FEW INDIVIDUALS have had more impact on history than Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon/Paul Johnson. eISBN : 978-1-440-68448-7. 1. Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. FEW INDIVIDUALS have had more impact on history than Napoleon Bonaparte. He is the grandest possible refutation of those determinists who hold that events are governed by forces, classes, economics, and geography rather than by the powerful wills of men and women. Though Bonaparte exercised power only for a decade and a half, his impact on the future lasted until nearly the end of the twentieth century, almost two hundred years after his death.
Paul Johnson’s many books, including A History of Christianity, A History of the Jews, Modern Times, Churchill, and Napoleon: A Penguin Life, have been hailed as masterpieces of historical analysis. He is a regular columnist for Forbes and The Spectator, and his work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and many others publications.
Napoleon: A Penguin Life . This small book by Paul Johnson is part of the "Penguin Lives" series of short biographies of famous individuals of history written by comparatively famous authors (novelist Larry McMurtry on Crazy Horse and Southern humorist Roy Blount, Jr. on Robert E. Lee, for example).
Paul Johnson's many books, including A History of Christianity, A History of the Jews, Modern Times, Churchill, and Napoleon: A Penguin Life, have been hailed as masterpieces of historical analysis.
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Which brought me to Napoleon, Paul Johnson's contribution to the Penguin Lives series. The life of Napoleon Bonaparte in under 200 pages? Hmm.
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Praise for Napoleon by Paul Johnson: Paul Johnson. is a historian at the top his game. The Atlantic Monthly This is a jewel of a book; comprehensive, brief, and passionate. His judgments are sure. His historical range is sweeping. His storytelling is crisp and his writing elegant. The Baltimore Sun The selection of the venerable British historian. Paul Johnson to write on Napoleon. has turned out to be a wise one: Johnson is succinct, critical, and deeply skeptical of the Napoleonic legend. The Economist Johnson provides an excellent overview.
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