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Published by J. Maxwell in London .
Written in English



  • France


  • Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873 -- Relations with courts and courtiers,
  • France -- Court and courtiers -- History -- 19th century

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Edition Notes

Preface signed: H.S.

Statementby a retired diplomatist.
LC ClassificationsDC280.4 .S12
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 348 p. ;
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6945621M
LC Control Number04025791

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The subsequent writing of books of palace etiquette and the appointment of ladies in waiting, pages, chamberlains etc were simply a regularisation of a situation already in place and a continuation of an earlier past. The imperial court was to prove the tool that Napoleon wanted it to be. Let’s move on to your third book. This is With Eagles to Glory: Napoleon and His German Allies in the Campaign by John H. Gill. This is a tremendously detailed military history of the Danube campaign of This was a very important campaign because it knocked the Austrians out of the Napoleonic Wars for the third time. Youth in exile. He was the third son of Napoleon I’s brother Louis Bonaparte, who was king of Holland from to , and his wife, Hortense de Beauharnais Bonaparte, stepdaughter of Napoleon I.. Louis-Napoléon’s childhood and youth were spent largely in exile. His mother, like all the Bonapartes, was banished from France in after the fall of Napoleon I. Eventually, she found a. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Forester, C.S. (Cecil Scott), Napoleon and his court. London: Methuen, (OCoLC)

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