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The life of the Empress Josephine

first wife of Napoleon

by Headley, P. C.

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Published by Derby and Miller in Auburn [N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby P. C. Headley
    The Physical Object
    Pagination383 p. :
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24153840M
    OCLC/WorldCa6206647

      The latest addition to this corpus is “Ambition and Desire: The Dangerous Life of Josephine Bonaparte,” by Kate Williams, a biographer of Queen Victoria and Emma Hamilton. With telling psychological depth and compelling literary grace, Carolly Erickson brings the complex, charming, ever-resilient Josephine to life in this memorable portrait, one that carries the reader along every twist and turn of the empress's often thorny path, from the sensual richness of her childhood in the tropics to her final lonely days.

      Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Notes Based chiefly on the biography of John Smythe Memes, published in London in , and various contemporary memoirscf. : In actuality, Josephine's life was far darker, for her celebrated allure was fading, her wealth was compromised by massive debt, and her marriage was corroded by infidelity and abuse. Josephine's life story was as turbulent as the age-an era of revolution and social upheaval, of the guillotine, and of frenzied hedonism/5(7).

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This is the third book I've read by Carolly Erickson and I have not once been disappointed. Miss Erickson successfully brings history to life in each of her books, this The life of the Empress Josephine book taking on the tumultuous life of Josephine, future wife of Bonaparte and Empress of by: 2.

Easy read about the life of Napoleon's "Josephine". I had only a brief understanding of the romantic version of her story. This book filled in the background and life events to make the Empress more then a character.

So many editing issues though. My copy had misused there- they're- their type mistakes/5. Miss Erickson successfully brings history to life in each of her books, this time taking on the tumultuous life of Josephine, future wife of Bonaparte and Empress of France.

From the beginning you realize how many harrowing events Josephine went through, sometimes emerging a stronger person, sometimes not.4/5(30).

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Read Online The Life Of The Empress Josephine and Download The Life Of The Empress Josephine book full in PDF formats. Treated cruelly by her shallow young husband, her life had become a nightmare during the Terror, in which she was imprisoned and almost lost her life.

Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. 1ed Life of Empress Josephine Napoleon Bonaparte France Portraits Hartley Empress Josephine was the notable first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte; who became Empress of France and held a number of other royal titles including Queen Consort of Italy in the early 19th-century.

Book Review: Josephine: A Life of the Empress. By Carolly Erickson. Robson Books. This is a fascinating account of the Empress Josephine, born Rose Tascher on the island of Martinique (she was also known as Yeyette but was called by the name of Rose when she first married).

With telling psychological depth and compelling literary grace, Carolly Erickson brings the complex, charming, ever-resilient Josephine to life in this memorable portrait, one that carries the reader along every twist and turn of the empress's often thorny path, from the sensual richness of her childhood in the tropics to her final lonely days /5(8).

Josephine: a life of the empress User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Marie-Josephe-Rose de Tascher, better known as the Empress Josephine, first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte, has not been treated kindly by most historians. Erickson presents a balanced account of the Read full review4/5(2).

Life of the Empress Josephine, Wife of Napoleon I, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive. By and large I prefer an unvarnished, streight forward history to an interpretive one, and Erickson's "Josephine, A Life of the Empress," is a little history with a lot of personal interpolation.

I did however enjoy the book; it makes an interesting read, and pulls the reader along with the dash of a romance novel/5(22).

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Philadelphia: G.G. Evans, (OCoLC) Named Person. Joséphine, the eldest daughter of Joseph Tascher de La Pagerie, an impoverished aristocrat who had a commission in the navy, lived the first 15 years of her life on the island of she married a rich young army officer, Alexandre, vicomte de Beauharnais, and moved to gh she bore him two children, Hortense and Eugène, the vain Alexandre was.

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Josephine's story is as turbulent as the revolutionary era in which she lived-and even more tantalizing than her reputation.

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