The Resource Ambition and desire : the dangerous life of Josephine Bonaparte, Kate Williams

Ambition and desire : the dangerous life of Josephine Bonaparte, Kate Williams

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Ambition and desire : the dangerous life of Josephine Bonaparte
Title
Ambition and desire
Title remainder
the dangerous life of Josephine Bonaparte
Statement of responsibility
Kate Williams
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • From CNN's official royal historian, a highly praised young author with a doctorate from Oxford University, comes the extraordinary rags-to-riches story of the woman who conquered Napoleon's heart -- and with it, an empire
  • Napoleon Bonaparte and his wife, Josephine, came to power during one of the most turbulent periods in the history of France. Williams draws back the curtain Josephine: her humble origins, her exorbitant appetites, and the tragic turn of events that led to her undoing. Theirs was an often-tumultuous union, roiled by their pursuit of other lovers but intensely focused on power and success. Together they conquered Europe... but she could not produce an heir
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 944.05092
  • B
Illustrations
plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DC216.1
LC item number
.W44 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Ambition and desire : the dangerous life of Josephine Bonaparte, Kate Williams
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Ambition and desire : the dangerous life of Josephine Bonaparte, Kate Williams
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Note
Originally published under the title Josephine: desire, ambition, Napoleon in the United Kingdom by Hutchinson, a member of The Random House Group Limited, London, in 2013
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-365) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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ocn885027102
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24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 384 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of color plates
Isbn
9780345522832
Isbn Type
(hardback : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2014030438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)885027102

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