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Author Zarzeczny, Matthew D

Title Meteors that Enlighten the Earth : Napoleon and the Cult of Great Men
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2013

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Description 1 online resource (267 pages)
Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF FIGURES; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CONCLUSION; BIBLIOGRAPHY
Summary Napoleon promoted and honored great men throughout his reign. In addition to comparing himself to various great men, he famously established a Legion of Honor on 19 May 1802 to honor both civilians and soldiers, including non-ethnically French men. Napoleon not only created an Irish Legion in 1803 and later awarded William Lawless and John Tennent the Legion of Honour. Napoleon also gave them an Eagle with the inscription "L'Ind├ępendence d'Irlande." He awarded twenty-six of his generals t ..
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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SUBJECT Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Contemporaries
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Influence
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 fast
Subject Hero worship -- France -- History -- 19th century
HISTORY -- Europe -- France.
Contemporaries
Hero worship
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Intellectual life
SUBJECT France -- History -- Consulate and First Empire, 1799-1815. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85051395
France -- Intellectual life -- 19th century. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85051441
Subject France
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781443843102
1443843105
1299645151
9781299645158
1443842079
9781443842075