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Author Cole, Juan Ricardo.

Title Napoleon's Egypt [sound recording] : invading the Middle East / by Juan Cole.

Publication Info. Ashland, Or. : Blackstone Audiobooks, [2007]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Woodstock PL Adult Audiobook - WOLY-11  CD 962.03 COL    AVAILABLE
Description 9 audio discs (11 1/2 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 113000
Description spoken word spw rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
Performer Read by Grover Gardner.
Note Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Summary Juan Cole tells the story of Napoleon's invasion of Egypt in 1798. Revealing Napoleon's reasons for leading the expedition against Egypt and showcasing the young general's fascinating views of the Orient, Cole delves into the psychology of both the military titan and his entourage. He paints a multifaceted portrait of the daily travails of the soldiers in Napoleon's army, including how they imagined Egypt, how their expectations differed from what they found, and how they grappled with military challenges in a foreign land. Cole explains how Napoleon's invasion--the first modern attempt to conquer the Arab world--invented and crystallized the rhetoric of liberal imperialism.
Subject Egypt -- History -- French occupation, 1798-1801 -- Sound recordings.
Added Author Gardner, Grover, narrator.
ISBN 9781433202933 : $99.00 ($119.00 Can.)
143320293X : $99.00 ($119.00 Can.)
Music No. Z4360 Blackstone Audiobooks

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