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Rites of Peace

The Fall of Napoleon and the Congress of Vienna

by Adam Zamoyski

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Published by HarperCollins .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages634
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7281494M
ISBN 100060775181
ISBN 109780060775186

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Read E-book Rites of Peace: The Fall of Napoleon and the Congress of Vienna Full-Online|[Full] (ionalHat0) submitted 9 minutes ago by EducationalHat0. This has been remedied by my reading Adam Zamoyski's admirable book, Rites Of Peace. The early stages focus on the completion of Napoleon's retreat from Russia, and the efforts of the other powers to position themselves to capitalise on the fall-out from his imminent downfall.


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Rites of Peace is a spiritual successor to Zamoyski's previous book, which focussed on the invasion of Russia. This follows on from that campaign, with the fall of Napoleon and the bids by the four main powers to carve up Europe for their own benefit.4/5.

Rites of Peace by Adam Zamoyski, is a fast pace, well written book on this fascinating topic. So much of what we thought we knew about the congress seems to be incorrect, Alexander l takes on the same characteristic of megalomania that Napoleon suffered from between /5(20).

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Adam Zamoyski is rapidly becoming one of my favorite Napoleonic era historians. His Moscow was brilliant, well-researched, and extremely detailed, and his Rites of Peace: The Fall of Napoleon and the Congress of Vienna begins almost immediately after Napoleon’s final withdrawal from Russia, telling the story of the aftermath and the end of the Napoleonic wars.

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There were. Rites of peace: the fall of Napoleon and the Congress of Vienna User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Freelance historian Zamoyski (Moscow ) offers a penetrating account of Europe's first summit meeting.

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Chapter One. The Lion at Bay. The clock of the Tuileries had begun striking the last quarter before midnight when a mud-spattered carriage of the ungainly kind known as a chaise de poste, drawn at the gallop by four tired horses, swung onto the parade ground in front of the 4/4(1).

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