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The secret war against Napoleon : Britain's assassination plot on the French emperor / Tim Clayton.

Author/Creator:
Clayton, Tim author.
Other Title:
Britain's assassination plot on the French emperor
Edition:
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Publication:
New York : Pegasus Books, 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
xxv, 420 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Great Britain -- History -- George III, 1760-1820.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1789-1820.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Assassination attempts.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815.
Conspiracies -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
France -- History -- Consulate and First Empire, 1799-1815.
Summary:
"The story of the British government's determination to destroy Napoleon Bonaparte by any means possible. Between two assassination attempts--in 1800 and 1804--on Napoleon Bonaparte, the British government launched a propaganda campaign of unprecedented scope and intensity to persuade George III's reluctant subjects to fight the Napoleonic War, a war to the death against one man: the Corsican usurper and tyrant."-- Provided by publisher.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-403) and index.
ISBN:
1643130579
9781643130576
OCLC:
1041893220
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