©2002 Alistair Horne; (P)Recorded Books, LLC
If you are already an expert on Napoleon or are a grad student in European history this may be the book for you. For the 'average' history buff interested in learning about Napoleon and this period of French history this is a waste of time and money.
Alisha Horne is truly a master of his craft. He has a wealth of knowledge and is adept at communicating his central tenet without being tedious.
Essentially I enjoy the approach the author takes to covering topics. There is no sensationalism which I find tedious.
An exploration of the social and political context of the French revolutionary wars/napolionic wars. It would be a documentary.
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