Josephine & Napoleon

by Margaret Irene Laing

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 196 Downloads: 544
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  • Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814.,
  • Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Marriage.

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Margaret Laing.
LC ClassificationsDC216.1 .L3 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination196 p.
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5085985M
ISBN 100283981059
LC Control Number74157212

Napoleon went off to lead the Army of Italy in a brilliantly successful campaign, while Josephine failed to answer his love letters, had at least one love affair and ran up colossal debts. As her husband rose to fame and power Josephine began using her contacts to forward his interests. Josephine, crowned by Napoleon’s hand as Empress of the French, was a fascinating woman whose political and cultural influence has only recently begun to be recognized. Endowed with legendary charm, Josephine was not only Napoleon’s consort and great love, but a significant contributor to his rise to power and imperial designs. A series of historical novels based on the life of Josephine de Beauharnais (–), who married Napoleon Bonaparte and became Empress of the French. In her first book, historian Bruce reconstructs the lives, courtship and marriage of Napoleon and Josephine with a wealth of details. In , the luxury-loving Josephine, born to an aristocratic family and widowed as a result of the French Revolution, accepted the awkward, newly renowned Napoleon with : Evangeline Bruce.

  Napoleon Bonaparte had a tumultuous relationship with his first wife, Josephine. He was madly in love with her and tormented by her affairs while he was away on campaign. The coronation of Napoleon as Emperor of the French took place on Sunday December 2, (11 Frimaire, Year XIII according to the French Republican Calendar) at Notre-Dame de Paris in Paris. It marked "the instantiation of modern empire" and was a "transparently masterminded piece of modern propaganda".Location: Notre-Dame de Paris, Paris.   The Josephine B. Trilogy comprises three acclaimed,bestselling novels that draw the reader into the delicate yet passionaterelationship between Josephine and Napoleon Bonaparte: The Many Lives& Secret Sorrows of Josephine B.;Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe;and The Last Great Dance on er in this omnibusedition, they form an irresistible epic, /5(36). Napoleon obviously, but I was fascinated by supporting characters such as Talleyrand and, less so, Josephine. Do you think Napoleon needs a follow-up book? Why or why not? It successfully presents the narrative of a singular genius and is quite complete. If any follow-up then to trace the career of his nephew Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte, Napoleon III.

But Napoleon broke it off after meeting another woman, Josephine, whom he eventually married in , making her an empress. But there is much more to Desiree’s : Ally Mauch. Josephine was a sensual and debt-ridden widow in search of a wealthy protector; Napoleon was a ruthlessly ambitious young army officer in need of a wife with a fortune. When Napoleon, blinded by passion and dazzled by Josephine's apparent influence in powerful political salons, insisted upon marriage, she accepted only with the greatest reluctance.4/5(1).

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In this account of the relationship between Napoleon Bonaparte and his wife, Josephine, the author has incorporated recent findings that include a new view about Napoleon's parents, Josephine's love letters to Hippolyte Charles and speculations about Napoleon's complex sexual orientation.4/5.

The Josephine B. Trilogy comprises three acclaimed, bestselling novels that draw the reader into the delicate yet passionate relationship between Josephine and Napoleon Bonaparte: The Many Lives & Secret Sorrows of Josephine B.; Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe; and The Last Great Dance on Earth/5.

A complementary book about the life of Josephine. I have other books that tell the story about the life of Josephine but this book have some facts that is new to me and not mentioned in the other books such as the tragic fire at the fete celebrating the wedding of Napoleon and Marie Louise, but of course was not mentioned in the other books, because Josephine was not present at Cited by: 1.

I loved this little book and Josephine & Napoleon book through it very quickly. It was interesting to me to read Napoleon's personal and private correspondence to Josephine.

Each of the letters are presented in chronological order as they were written. One can very easily read Napoleon's varying moods through his written words at the time of each letter that is /5(6). Josephine, Wife Of Napoleon by E.A. Rheinhardt (English version by Caroline Fredrick) is, as you can imagine, a biography on the life Josephine, the wife of Napoleon Bonaparte, the Emperor.

I received my copy from my grandmother, and it’s dated topublished by Garden City Publishing Co., Inc of New Josephine & Napoleon book, USA.

After visiting Malmaison, I saw this book in their bookstore and on my return home, downloaded it to my Kindle. I really enjoyed the book and would seem to be very true to the life of Josephine and Napoleon.

It kept the interest throughout the book, to a fascinating time in French history. she was certainly an amazing woman of her time/5(35). Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Any. There have been more books written about him since days have passed since he died.

The amount of books on him is simply astounding; unfortunately, so is the lack of quality. Many of the books written on him are, quite frankly, beyond appallin.

Josephine, consort of Napoleon Bonaparte and empress of the French. Josephine, consort of Napoleon Bonaparte and empress of the French. Search Britannica where Napoleon and Joséphine had surrounded themselves with the ceremony and splendour of a court.

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For Josephine, like Napoleon, leaves one somewhat breathless. As Williams summarises her existence, she was “a mistress, a courtesan, a Revolutionary heroine, a collector, a patron and an 4/5. While Josephine was willing to cultivate cordial relations with Marie Louise, the latter was not about to reciprocate.

Marie Louise (b. Decem ) was only 18 when she married Napoleon (he was then 40), and she was jealous of her predecessor. Though Napoleon hoped he could introduce his two wives, it was not to be.

Napoleon was constantly joking to his family and entourage, even in the most dire situations. Scores of examples pit this book. Napoleon’s love affair with Josephine has been presented all too often in plays, novels and movies as a Romeo and Juliet story: in /5(10).

Buy a cheap copy of Josephine: A Life of the Empress book by Carolly Erickson. When she married Napoleon Bonaparte inRose de Beauharnais was a year-old widow who had narrowly escaped the French Revolution's guillotine.

She was six Free shipping over $/5(3). Through this book I was to learn not only about Josephine’s relationship with Napoleon, but also about her strong love for plants, and her desire to create the most amazing garden.

I saw what an amazing woman she was and how in those days life was very much a struggle for a female, how your fate very much hung in the balance.5/5(2).

The love affair of Napoleon and Josephine was so explosive their passionate letters have been immortalised in countless books and films — there are said to be more books about Napoleon than any.

Buy a cheap copy of The Secret Life of Josephine: Napoleon's book by Carolly Erickson. The bestselling author of The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette and The Last Wife of Henry VIII returns with an enchanting novel about the 5/5(1).

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Empress Joséphine de Beauharnais was Napoleon’s first wife and the first Empress of the French. During the Reign of Terror, Joséphine’s first husband had been guillotined.

Due to not bearing any children for Napoleon, he divorced her in after fourteen years of marriage so he could marry Marie Louise of Austria. On J [ ]. Without a doubt, hands down: Napoleon: A Life by Andrew Roberts I cannot stress this enough. I remember distinctly being in the shower one morning.

As these things often go, a seemingly random thought popped into my head. I tried making a list ‘ga. Kate Williams’s “Ambition and Desire” is the latest in a growing corpus of work about Josephine Bonaparte, Napoleon’s empress.

About Napoleon. The definitive biography of the great soldier-statesman by the New York Times bestselling author of The Storm of War—winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography and the Grand Prix of the Fondation Napoleon. Austerlitz, Borodino, Waterloo: his battles are among the greatest in history, but Napoleon Bonaparte was far more.

The Love Letters Napoleon Sent Josephine got Pretty Hot and Steamy. Stefan Andrews. Young Napoleon and Josephine. Napoléon Bonaparte was an excellent military strategist.

He was crowned Emperor of the French inforging his status as Europe’s most powerful man at the time. The Josephine Napoleon Leary Papers are the personal and business papers of Josephine Leary, an African-American business woman of Edenton, North Carolina.

Josephine Leary, born into slavery and freed at age 9, owned several properties in Edenton until her death in The Legal Papers contain the legal documents pertaining to the properties Leary bought and sold. Get menu, photos and location information for Permanently Closed - Napoleon and Josephine in West Hollywood, CA.

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It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal. Book Review: Josephine: A Life of the Empress.

By Carolly Erickson. Robson Books. This is a fascinating account of the Empress Josephine, born Rose Tascher on the island of Martinique (she was also known as Yeyette but was called by the name of Rose when she first married).

Napoleon'S Letters to Josephine, by Henry Folijambe Hall, first published inis a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world.

This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation. When Josephine died and the book ended, I almost felt like I lost a friend.

However, be warned: this book is very biased. Josephine wasn't a saint and she wasn't always the victim. I will be following this book with a biography of Napoleon to get another view of their marriage.

Good book, good narrator I highly recommend it to anyone. - "He promised victory to his soldiers and he kept his promise". An illustration from a children's book about Napoleon, Le grand Napoléon des petits enfants.

By. A gifted, knowing, and subtle storyteller, Aronson (Crowns in Conflict, ; Victoria and Disraeli,etc.) re-creates the mythic love story of Napoleon and Josephine as if it were contemporary and told for the first time.Title: life empress josephine first wife napoleon.

PO book plate to ffep and very small vintage bookstore sticker to front pastedown, o/w interior free from any other markings or tears. Rear hinge is weak. All pages are age toned w/ light foxxing to first 3 pages including frontipiece and its tissue guard.

This is an excellent reading copy.About The Book. The captivating biography of Napoleon’s Josephine and the colorful and tempestuous times in which she lives. Although eventually married to the colossus of her age, Josephine Bonaparte’s life was dramatic and eventful before ever meeting Napoleon.