The Resource Napoleon Bonaparte : England's prisoner, Frank Giles, (electronic resource)

Napoleon Bonaparte : England's prisoner, Frank Giles, (electronic resource)

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Napoleon Bonaparte : England's prisoner
Title
Napoleon Bonaparte
Title remainder
England's prisoner
Statement of responsibility
Frank Giles
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Language
eng
Summary
After his surrender to the Royal Navy, Napoleon became the object of massive English public interest. He would live out his last years on the island of St. Helena without ever admitting to being a prisoner. This close study of Napoleon in captivity attempts to reconstruct an authentic portrait of the fallen emperor by examining contemporary documents and records of public opinion. Napoleon worked hard to obfuscate his history of tyranny with a legend elevating him as the architect of a federation of free European peoples, thwarted by reactionary monarchs and British envy. Many English citizens collaborated in this legend, and joined in the condemnation of Napoleon's jailer and guardian, Sir Hudson Lowe. Frank Giles takes a fresh, balanced look at both Lowe and Napoleon, condemned to each other on an island for six years
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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Giles, Frank
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other
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Read by John Lee
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lee, John Rafter
  • hoopla digital
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  • Emperors
  • Saint Helena
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adult
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Label
Napoleon Bonaparte : England's prisoner, Frank Giles, (electronic resource)
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MWT10025424
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 53 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781481569309
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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MWT10025424
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Napoleon Bonaparte : England's prisoner, Frank Giles, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10025424
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 53 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781481569309
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10025424
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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