Beispielbild für diese ISBN

Napoleon: His Wives and Women (1st Edition Hardback)

Christopher Hibbert

Verlag: Harper Collins, 2002
ISBN 10: 0002570920 / ISBN 13: 9780002570923
/ Gebraucht / Zustand: Fine / Hardcover
Anzahl: 1
Verkäufer 84 Charing Cross Books (Cambridge, CAMBS, Vereinigtes Königreich)
Bei weiteren Verkäufern erhältlich
Alle  Exemplare dieses Buches anzeigen
In den Warenkorb legen
Preis: EUR 6,49
Währung umrechnen
Versand: EUR 0,00
Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

Für später vormerken

Über dieses Buch

Bibliografische Details


Titel: Napoleon: His Wives and Women (1st Edition ...

Verlag: Harper Collins

Erscheinungsdatum: 2002

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand: Fine

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine

Auflage: First Edition.

Beschreibung:

NR FINE/NR FINE 1ST IMPRESSION 1ST 2002 HARPER COLLINS HARDBACK, UNCLIPPED DJ WITH PHOTO SECTIONS, TERRIFIC ORIGINAL STUDY BY HIBBERT. LIGHT NATURAL AGING, A LITTLE EDGE-RUBBING TO DJ, NEAR FINE 1ST ED. More Napoleon books available Sent Airmail at no extra cost Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780002570923. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 032544. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 032544

Über diesen Titel:

Bewertung (bereitgestellt von Goodreads):
3,75 durchschnittlich
(154 Bewertungen)

Inhaltsangabe: 1st edition hardcover 1st printing unread new condition dw ex shop stock In stock shipped from our UK warehouse

Rezension: It's well known that Napoleon Bonaparte had a huge appetite for power: Christopher Hibbert's Napoleon: His Wives and Women reminds us of his great ardour for the opposite sex as well. Twice-married (to Josephine de Beauharnais in 1796, and to Marie Louise of Austria in 1811) Napoleon was also a serial philanderer, rarely without a lover until ill and apparently impotent in exile at the end of his life. This is the latest in a long line of Hibbert's "personal histories" of (mostly) 19th-century famous figures. He displays, once more, his skill at getting beneath the skin of his subjects and in this case revealing the moody temperament and possessive libido of the French conqueror.

Hibbert accounts for not only Napoleon's mistresses and marriages, but also his formative relationship with his mother and with his sisters, and he also describes the many women (from maids to society hostesses) who came into Napoleon's orbit, as confidants, carers and commentators. This is a compendious account of Napoleon's private life (much of which was inevitably public too), underpinned by a secure hold on the military history of the first empire. What it all adds up to, that is, what part all these women played in the rise and fall of Napoleon, Hibbert seems reluctant to say, eschewing both psychological and sexual speculation. At the end of this poised and highly readable study, we are left only with Napoleon's somewhat jaundiced and weary conclusion that women "belong to the highest bidder". --Miles Taylor

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

Anbieter- & Zahlungsinformationen

Zahlungsarten

Dieser Anbieter akzeptiert die folgenden Zahlungsarten:

  • American Express
  • Bankwechsel
  • Banküberweisung
  • Carte Bleue
  • EuroCard/MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • PayPal
  • Visa
  • Vorauskasse

[Im Angebot des Anbieters suchen]

[Alle Bücher des Anbieters anzeigen]

[Dem Anbieter eine Frage stellen]

Anbieter: 84 Charing Cross Books
Adresse: Cambridge, CAMBS, Vereinigtes Königreich

ZVAB Verkäufer seit 17. Mai 2006
Bewertung: 5 Sterne

Geschäftsbedingungen:

Company Number 07134476
VAT Number GB934011560
Business Address: 7 Angotts Mead
Stevenage, Herts
SG1 2NJ
United Kingdom
Director - Marino Guida
Email - m.guida@ntlworld.com
Phone - 07903 092702
We pride ourselves on accurate description and a very rapid turnaround of orders
and response to customer enquiries, most books ship the same working day by 1st
Class post or Airmail.

If you feel an item has been misdescribed, please contact us within 7
days of receiving it and we will do our best to reso...

[Mehr Information]

Versandinformationen:

Orders usually ship within 1 business day. Our free shipping policy does indeed
mean free shipping anywhere in the world, thanks for looking.
We accept Money Orders and cheques, but please ensure they are drawn in Sterling
from a UK bank please, many thanks.


Anbieterinformationen: Specializing in out of print literary rarities, with a strong presence in European literature/philosophy, and an expanding collection of out of print jazz rarities.