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The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French (Volume 1); With a Preliminary View of the French Revolution (Paperback) Loot Price: R385 Discovery Miles 3 850
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The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French (Volume 1); With a Preliminary View of the French Revolution (Paperback)

Walter Scott

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1827. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X. Napoleon offers, and the Austrian Envoy accepts, a new Treaty --The Emperor refuses it, unless England is included.-- Negotiations then attempted with England--They fail, and Austria is encouraged to a renewal of the War.--Reasoning on the Policy of this Conclusion.--An Armistice offorty-Jive Days is followed by the resumption of Hostilities.--Battle of Hohenlinden gained by Moreau on the 3d December 1800. --Other Battles take place, by which the Austrian Affairs are made desperate, and they agree to a separate Peace.--An Armistice takes place, which is followed by the Treaty of Luneville.--Convention between France and the United States.--Explanatory Recapitulation.--The Queen of Naples repairs to Petersburgh to intercede with the Emperor Paul--His capricious Character: originally a violent AntiGallican, he grows cold and hostile to the Austrians, and attached to the Fame and Character of the Chief Consul--Receives the Queen of Naples with cordiality, and applies in her behalf to Buonaparte--His Envoy received at Paris with the utmost distinction, and the Royal Family of Naples saved for the present, though on severe Conditions.--The Neapolitan General compelled to evacuate the Roman Territories.--Rome restored to the Authority of the Pope.--Napoleon demands of the King of Spain to declare War against Portugal.--Olivenza and Almeida taken.--Buonaparte's conduct towards the Peninsular Powers overbearing and peremptory.--The British alone active in opposing the French. --Malta, after a Blockade of two Years, obliged to submit to the English. Napoleon proceeded to manage with great skill and policy the popularity which his success had gained for him. In war it was always his custom, after he had struck some venturous and apparently decisive blow, to offer such conditions as...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Walter Scott
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 86
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-97669-9
Barcode: 9781234976699
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
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LSN: 1-234-97669-2

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