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  1. says:

    Price asserts that the fall of Napoleon didn't begin with the failed Russian campaign but rather started with Napoleon's problems in his personal life his domestic policies and his international allies Price certainly isn't the first to suggest this and won't be the last It is still a well written book Where thi

  2. says:

    Very enlightening I am new to Napoleonic history and found this book to be a compelling eye opener Munro Price has a very readable style for historic literature

  3. says:

    This book examines the period between the retreat from Moscow to Napoleon's first abdication It is as the author p

  4. says:

    Being a huge admirer of Napoleon myself this book was a must read We need some factual works to bring the stride of the demigod as Goethe so elegantly put it back into reality And this is achieved with success Thi

  5. says:

    Munro Price's focus on the last two years of Napoleon's reign is a fascinating and extremely detailed look at all the small decisions and factors that led to Napoleon's fall from power Price not only examines in detail Napoleon's motivations

  6. says:

    Great book Well researched and a pleasure to read

  7. says:

    Buena narrativa de los últimos años de Napoleón y la situación general de Europa Desde la retirada de Rusia hasta su abdicación tras Waterloo

  8. says:

    Fantastic book Nice mix of diplomacy battle tactics as well as personal narratives Also mined some new sources Dramatis Personae of the non major personalities is a great idea Very enjoyable

  9. says:

    This is a decent rational and a balanced text expressing well the persepective of events from the allied point of view

  10. says:

    Book on Tape Didn't finish

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On on Napoleon's decisions once he came to power Explaining why Napoleon failed to explore a compromise peace that could have allowed him to keep his crown arguing that the answer to this uestion has powerful implications for our understanding of the Napoleonic wars Ultimately Price provides a convincing portrait of the Emperor's decline exposing his blindness intransigence and miscalculations; his preference for war and his declining ability to wage it; and his nearly pathological fear of a dishonorable peace A deeply researched study of the moment of a great man's fall Napoleon The End of Glory forces us to reconsider Napoleon's character motives and the reasons for his spectacular failu. This is a decent rational and a balanced text expressing well the persepective of events from the allied point of view

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On April 20 1814 after a dizzying series of battles campaigns and diplomatic intrigues a defeated Napoleon Bonaparte made his farewell speech to the Old Guard in the courtyard of the Chateau de Fontainebleau and set off for exile on the island of Elba Napoleonic legend asserts that the Emperor was brought down by foreign powers determined to destroy him and discredit his achievements with the aid of highly placed domestic traitors Others argue that once Napoleon's military defeats began in 1812 his fall became inevitableBut in fact as Munro Price shows in this brilliant new book Napoleon's fall could have been avoided altogether Exploring a critical and often neglected period of Napoleonic. Very enlightening I am new to Napoleonic history and found this book to be a compelling eye opener Munro Price has a very readable style for historic literature

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History between 1812 and 1814 Napoleon The End of Glory offers a complete picture of the Emperor's decline and fall than any previous work Price analyzes the political military and diplomatic events of the period from Napoleon's disastrous invasion of Russia in 1812 to the multiple failed attempts by Austria to broker peace He illuminates the dynamic relationships between Napoleon and the wily Austrian foreign minister Metternich whose desire for euilibrium within the European states system clashed with Napoleon's unshakeable belief in hegemony and subjection and the charming and enigmatic Alexander I of Russia And he explores the lasting impact of the bloody Terror of the French Revoluti. Munro Price s focus on the last two years of Napoleon s reign is a fascinating and extremely detailed look at all the small decisions and factors that led to Napoleon s fall from power Price not only examines in detail Napoleon s motivations but also the motivations of the other powers at play Several historical sources which had never been drawn on before surprisingly but for a variety of reasons were drawn on for this book and it makes it nearly reuired reading for anyone interested in the European wide factors that lead to the Bourbon restoration