Napoleon in Egypt

Autor: Strathern, Paul

Editorial: Bantam Books

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
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Napoleon in Egypt : In 1798, Napoleon Bonaparte, only twenty-eight, set sail for Egypt with 335 ships, 40,000 soldiers, and a collection of scholars, artists, and scientists to establish an eastern empire. He saw himself as a liberator, freeing the Egyptians from oppression. But Napoleon wasn’t the first - nor the last - who tragically misunderstood Muslim culture. Marching across seemingly endless deserts in the shadow of the pyramids, pushed to the limits of human endurance, his men would be plagued by mirages, suicides, and the constant threat of ambush. A crusade begun in honor would degenerate into chaos. And yet his grand failure also yielded a treasure trove of knowledge that paved the way for modern Egyptology - and it tempered the complex leader who believed himself destined to conquer the world.

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ISBN 13:9780553385243
ISBN 10:0553385240
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Tamaño:8.22" l x 5.50" w x 1.06" h