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Napoleon Against Himself

A Psychobiography

by Falk Avner

  • 350 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Pitchstone Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presidents & Heads of State,
  • Military,
  • France - History - Revolution And Napoleonic Empire (1789-1815),
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Personality,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Europe - France,
  • 1769-1821,
  • 1789-1815,
  • Biography,
  • Emperor of the French,,
  • Emperors,
  • France,
  • History,
  • I,,
  • Napoleon,
  • Psychology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages543
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8579686M
    ISBN 100972887563
    ISBN 109780972887564

      Napoleon I, French general, first consul (–), and emperor (–/15), one of the most celebrated personages in the history of the West. He revolutionized military organization and training; sponsored the Napoleonic Code, the prototype of . Armies of the Napoleonic Wars. Oxford: Osprey Publishing. ISBN Nosworthy, Brent (). Battle Tactics of Napoleon and His Enemies. London: Constable and Company. ISBN Over, Keith (). Flags and Standards of the Napoleonic Wars. London: Bivouc Books. ISBN Pivka, Otto von (). Armies of the.

      Napoleon won some initial victories against his enemies, but he suffered a crushing defeat in October at the Battle of Leipzig. By the following March, Paris had been captured and Napoleon Author: Jesse Greenspan. Save 84% off the newsstand price! "Come general, the affair is over, we have lost the day," Napoleon told one of his officers. "Let us be off." The day was J By about 8 p.m., the.

    Napoleon's life of adventures, from his battles in Egypt to his Russian campaign to his escape from exile in to raise another French army, were the perfect . When Napoleon, in , proclaimed himself king of Italy and annexed Genoa to France, a Third Coalition was formed against him by Great Britain, Austria, Russia, and Sweden. Napoleon crushed the Austrians at Ulm, occupied Vienna, and won (Dec. 2, ) his most brilliant victory over the combined Russians and Austrians at Austerlitz.


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Although Napoleon Bonaparte has been a favorite subject of biographers for nearly two centuries, to date no full-scale psychobiography of arguably the most compelling, fascinating, and complex leader in world history has ever been published. With Napoleon Against Himself, internationally recognized scholar Avner Falk fills this void.

He not only considers Napoleon's intellect but also what use he made of it, how it affected /5(3). With Napoleon Against Himself, internationally recognized scholar Avner Falk fills this Napoleon Against Himself book.

He not only considers Napoleon's Although Napoleon Bonaparte has been a favorite subject of biographers for nearly two centuries, to date no full-scale psychobiography of arguably the most compelling, fascinating, and complex leader in world history has ever been published.3/5. With Napoleon Against Himself, internationally recognized scholar Avner Falk fills this void.

He not only considers Napoleon's intellect but also what use he made of it, how it affected his emotional life, and whether he used intellectualization as one of his unconscious defensive processes/5(3).

With Napoleon Against Himself, internationally recognized scholar Avner Falk fills this void. He not only considers Napoleon's intellect but also what use he made of it, how it affected his emotional life, and whether he used intellectualization as one of his unconscious defensive : Avner Falk.

With Napoleon Against Himself, internationally recognized scholar Avner Falk fills this void. He not only considers Napoleon's intellect but also what use he made of it, how it affected his.

They have not fully succeeded: twenty years Napoleon Against Himself book, Pieter Geyl concluded his Napoleon, For and Against, a masterly survey of what French historians have made of Napoleon, with a half-patient, half-exasperated shrug of the shoulders.

“The argument,” he wrote, “goes on.”. Get this from a library. Napoleon against himself: a psychobiography. [Avner Falk] -- A psychological biography of the French emperor examines Napoleon's family background, infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and death, and offers new explanations for his numerous irrational.

From the publishers:Psychoanalytic biography, or psychobiography, is the quintessential form of biography precisely because it attempts to map out the emotional life of the individual. No full-scale psychobiography of Napoleon has been published, thus the exciting new theories of psychoanalysis, which have changed radically since Freud, have never been applied to arguably the most compelling.

With Napoleon Against Himself, internationally recognized scholar Avner Falk fills this void. He not only considers Napoleon's intellect but also what use he made of it, how it affected his emotional life, and whether he used intellectualization as one of his unconscious defensive processes/5(2).

I gave this book five stars not because it is beautifully written, but because Russia Against Napoleon delivers not only more than its subtitle promises, but manages to upset much of the apple cart of Napoleonic history. Everyone knows the War and Peace story of Mikhail Kutuzov's courageous "escort" of the Napoleonic invading force to the borders of Central Europe/5.

Note that as soon as the revolution is won, Napoleon's first action is to steal the cows' milk for the pigs. Clearly, the words of old Major inspired Napoleon not to fight against tyranny, but to seize the opportunity to establish himself as a dictator.

The many crimes he commits against his own comrades range from seizing nine puppies to. This book may have helped popularize the quote for the current generation of politicians [MP]: Never were Republicans denounced as such; the opposition was involved in its own civil war, and the President obeyed Napoleon’s maxim: Never interfere with the enemy when he is in the process of destroying himself.

Napoleon Bonaparte (/ n ə ˈ p oʊ l i ən ˈ b oʊ n ə p ɑːr t /; French: Napoléon [napɔleɔ̃ bɔnapaʁt]; 15 August – 5 May ), born Napoleone di Buonaparte (Italian: [napoleˈoːne di ˌbwɔnaˈparte]), was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary : 15 DecemberLes Invalides, Paris, France.

Napoleon attempts to cover the losses by stating it was a grand victory for the animals. Although Napoleon exhorts the other animals to fight and die for the good of the farm, he himself is a coward and a lazy one at that, in contrast to Snowball, who was more concerned with the welfare of Created by: George Orwell.

Andrew Roberts is the bestselling author of The Storm of War, Masters and Commanders, Napoleon and Wellington, and Waterloo.A Fellow of the Napoleonic Institute, he has won many prizes, including the Wolfson History Prize and the British Army Military Book Award, writes frequently for The Wall Street Journal, and has written and presented a number of popular documentaries/5(10).

InNapoleon helped suppress a royalist insurrection against the revolutionary government in Paris and was promoted to major general. Napoleon’s Rise to Power.

Although Napoleon Bonaparte has been a favorite subject of biographers for nearly two centuries, to date no full-scale psychobiography of arguably the most compelling, fascinating, and complex leader in world history has ever been published.

With Napoleon Against Himself, internationally recognized scholar Avner Falk fills this void. He not. Talleyrand was a party to Napoleon’s strategy since supporting his coup d’état against the French Directory in That was O.K. And by short-selling securities he made millions for himself.

There were various points in your book where Napoleon is still trying to fund naval expansion and is putting men out in ships for warfare despite them never having been at sea before.

That’s right. To give him his due, though, he was up against the Royal Navy which was at the peak of its efficiency. He also liked to read all the latest publications, whether memoirs or pamphlets, and preferably, anything against himself, Ludwig explained.

It is important to note that Napoleon liked reading the dramas of Corneille and Racine since they depict, in the French style, the heroes of antiquity who served as his role model for thirty years. Napoleon against himself: a psychobiography. [Avner Falk] Electronic books Biographies History Biography: Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Napoleon Against Himself: A Psychobiography by Avner Falk (, Hardcover) at the best .Although Napoleon Bonaparte has been a favorite subject of biographers for nearly two centuries, to date no full-scale psychobiography of arguably the most compelling, fascinating, and complex leader in world history has ever been published.

With Napoleon Against Himself, internationally recognized scholar Avner Falk fills this void.