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  • The Napoleonic Wars

  • A Captivating Guide to the Conflicts That Began Between the United Kingdom and France During the Rule of Napoleon Bonaparte and How They Stemmed from the French Revolution
  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Jason Zenobia
  • Length: 3 hrs and 26 mins
  • Categories: History, Europe
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (2 ratings)

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The Napoleonic Wars, which took place between 1803 and 1815, were spearheaded by probably France’s best tactician and military strategist to date: General Napoleon Bonaparte. His tactics and strategies were so grounded that it has served as the basis for many major warfare campaigns and maneuvers, both during his lifetime as well as after his demise. Even France’s sworn enemy for most of the medieval era, the British, acknowledged his ingenuity despite his ultimate defeat at the hands of the British army at the end of life.

In this audiobook, we will take an interesting journey through the annals of history to inspect the Napoleonic Wars - why they started in the first place, a glimpse into the life of the legendary commander Napoleon Bonaparte, the course of events and some of the major players on the board, and the stories of the last glimmer of France’s military greatness.

While the French Army did play a crucial role in both the World Wars, they pale in comparison to the army of France, which was led by one of the most brilliant military minds in history, during the country’s last great military campaign against its greatest rival: Britain. 

In this captivating book on the Napoleonic Wars and the French Revolution, we will examine Napoleon’s role in the war - not only as a military genius but also as a politician, ruler, and social reformer, and, perhaps, uncover some of the more dubious aspects of the legend that is Napoleon Bonaparte. 

In The Napoleonic Wars: A Captivating Guide to the Conflicts That Began Between the United Kingdom and France During the Rule of Napoleon Bonaparte and How They Stemmed from the French Revolution, you will discover chapters, such as:

  • The French Revolution and Post-Revolution France
  • The French Revolutionary Wars: A Divided Europe
  • The Political Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte
  • The Rise of Bonapartism: An Alternative Monarchy Readying for the Napoleonic Wars
  • The Beginning of the Napoleonic Wars
  • The Napoleonic Wars, Part 1
  • The Napoleonic Wars, Part 2
  • The French Revolutionary Wars and Napoleonic Wars from a British Socio-Political Perspective
  • What Led to the Fall of Napoleon
  • And much, much more!

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  • American Expat
  • 17-10-2020

For casual listening only

the reader is great; only a few misteps. The story of Napoleon is fair. I had to give a 1-star overall rating due to several reasons:
1. by the 3rd chapter it was evidently clear that the author was overtly pro-British and anti-French. The attempt at objectivity was thin.
2. Lack of depth. Numerous instances of conclusion being drawn without any explanations or supporting facts.
3. A number of times, the author offers up conclusions that come off sounding like opinions, and like above, offers no explanations or supporting facts.

So if you just need to pass the time, ok. But if you're hoping to learn or enhance your knowledge of the period, try a different book.

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  • Dave
  • 30-07-2020

High Overview of the Era

Great general picture of the era, but inconsistent focus at times; it stays at a high viewing angle much of the time, but then swoops down to cover a single event in much greater detail before recoiling back to the level it was at before.

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