By Will Durant
A sweeping portrait of an age, this book--the eleventh and ultimate quantity in Will and Ariel Durant's tale of Civilization series--makes Napoleon its hero. The Durants, able to switching from artwork to technological know-how to war very easily and ability, rank one of the world's nice well known historians. This adroitness calls for a few condensation: the outline of Waterloo, for example, takes up approximately 3 pages. if you'd like a close heritage of Napoleon's conflict orders, glance somewhere else, but when you must comprehend the age and the man--in that order--The Age of Napoleon is a smart starting point.
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