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New Word City, Mar 16, 2016 - Biography & Autobiography - 465 pages
In Napoleon, National Book Award winner J. Christopher Herold tells the fascinating story of a legendary leader who changed the world in every aspect - political, cultural, military, and commercial. Napoleon Bonaparte's rise from common origins to the pinnacle of power, as well as his defeat at Waterloo, still influences our daily lives, from the map of Europe to the metric system. Here's the fascinating story of the great soldier-statesman.

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About the author (2016)

J. Christopher Herold served as an editor at Stanford University Press and Columbia University Press. He was the author of numerous books, including Mistress to an Age: A Life of Madame de Stael, which won the National Book Award in 1959.