A giant of his age, Napoleon was a military genius with enormous
administrative and organizational abilities. He was also a ruthless
dictator who suppressed all opposition.
This illustrated A-to-Z encyclopedia provides easy access to
information about the emperor Napoleon through more than 300
entries that cover significant events, people, and other topics,
such as the principal Napoleonic campaigns, all the major battles
including Waterloo and Austerlitz, Napoleon''s most important
generals and marshals, Josephine de Beauharnais, and the Napoleonic
Code. Napoleon also includes primary source documents, a handy
chronology of key events, a bibliography, and an index.