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Washington & Napoleon

Matthew J. Flynn

Washington & Napoleon

leadership in the age of revolution

by Matthew J. Flynn

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Potomac Books in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military leadership,
  • Political leadership,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesWashington and Napoleon
    StatementMatthew J. Flynn and Stephen E. Griffin
    ContributionsGriffin, Stephen E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE312 .F558 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 253 p. ;
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25202391M
    ISBN 109781597972789
    LC Control Number2011023382

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"A good and novel read based on a comparison of George Washington and Napoleon Bonaparte, something that has to the best of my knowledge never previously been attempted.

There were, as the authors point out, many similarities between the two, but in the end what shines forth is one basic truth: that Washington was a great man and Bonaparte wasn. ANALYSIS/OPINION: NAPOLEON: A LIFE By Andrew Roberts Viking, $45, pages.

Reviewing one of Andrew Roberts‘ earlier books, an English critic. In France, Napoleon Bonaparte as First Consul, personally gave a eulogy and ordered a ten-day requiem.

In Britain, the Royal Navy was ordered to lower flags at half-mast on its entire fleet. Washington’s actual funeral was a simple affair that was organized by the local Masonic lodge and held on Decem   Napoleon: A Life, written by Andrew Roberts, is an absolutely astounding biography on one of modern history's greatest conquerors, Napoleon Bonaparte.

Born in Corsica and resentful of French rule over the island, he eventually gave up his nationalist views /5(). A proud initiative was the codification of laws into what was known as the “Code Napoleon,” which Mr. Zamoyski terms “a kind of rulebook for a.

"In Washington & Napoleon, Matthew Flynn and Stephen Griffin have written an excellent comparative analysis of two of history's most influential and fascinating characters. Their book is filled with thought-provoking insights into both men and their impact on history."—William Nester, Cited by: 1.

The Washington Post logo. Book review: ‘Napoleon: A Life,’ by Andrew Roberts Napoleon was a whirling dynamo whose ceaseless energy led. George Washington became president of the newly formed United States just as the French Revolution erupted ina moment that would pave the way for Napoleon and his eventual empire.

In this momentous year, the Americans consolidated the gains of their rebellion, and the French embarked upon a more radical transformation of their own. Read "Washington & Napoleon" by Matthew J.

Flynn and Stephen E. Griffin available from Rakuten Kobo. George Washington became president of the newly formed United States just as the French Revolution erupted ina mo Brand: Potomac Books Inc. Napoleon could have been a Washington, if he found himself in America.

But Washington, in the exiled emperor’s view, could never have been a Napoleon. (Note: I researched and wrote this in at the request of a historian at the U.S.

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Any. There have been more books written about him since days have passed since he died. The amount of books on him is simply astounding; unfortunately, so is the lack of quality. Many of the books written on him are, quite frankly, beyond appallin.

George Washington became president of the newly formed United States just as the French Revolution erupted ina moment that would pave the way for Napoleon and his eventual empire.

Editorial Reviews "In Washington & Napoleon, Matthew Flynn and Stephen Griffin have written an excellent comparative analysis of two of history's most influential and fascinating book is filled with thought-provoking insights into both men and their impact on history." "A good and novel read based on a comparison of George Washington and Napoleon Bonaparte, Pages: Napoleon () also published as Napoleon Bonaparte: An Intimate Biography in is a biography of French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte written by Vincent biographical style tends more towards a sympathetic overview of Napoleon's life and focuses more on the man's personality and relationships rather than his wars and battles, although these still play a significant part of the : Vincent Cronin.

Andrew Roberts is the bestselling author of The Storm of War, Masters and Commanders, Napoleon and Wellington, and Waterloo.A Fellow of the Napoleonic Institute, he has won many prizes, including the Wolfson History Prize and the British Army Military Book Award, writes frequently for The Wall Street Journal, and has written and presented a number of popular documentaries/5(10).

After eight long years at war, Washington handed back power to the civil government (unlike, say, Napoleon, who declared himself emperor) and Author: Marjoleine Kars. Like George Washington and his own hero Julius Caesar, he was one of the greatest soldier-statesmen of all times.

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