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A St Helena Who's Who : A Complete Guide to the People on St Helena During Napoleon's Captivity

A St Helena Who's Who : A Complete Guide to the People on St Helena During Napoleon's Captivity

Publisher : Fonthill Media
SKU: 9781781551752
R 425,00
R 361,25
A detailed record of St Helena during Napoleon's captivity including administrators, military and naval officers as well as the overall population in the 1820s. A must have for Napoleon historians, this comprehensive book chronicles the residents of Longwood, and Napoleon's visitors to the island are recorded as well as the chronology of his deat
A St Helena Who's Who details the island of St Helena and its administration, including military, naval and civil offices as well as the overall population in the 1820s and expenses. A must have for Napoleon historians, this comprehensive book chronicles the residents of Longwood, the 'Who's Who' of St Helena and what flag-ships were stationed there. As well as listing the regiments based on the island such as the 53rd Foot Regiment (2nd Battalion) and artillery and engineers, Napoleon's visitors to the island are recorded as well as the chronology of his death, the construction of his tomb and reports on the post-mortem examination. Also, Sir Hudson Lowe and the East India Company involvement in the island are exhaustively covered as are stories of military figures, marriages and the abolition of slavery.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781781551752
Publisher Fonthill Media
Contributor By (author) Arnold Chaplin
Publication Date 2013-09-01
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 160
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 234 X 156 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 350
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A St Helena Who's Who details the island of St Helena and its administration, including military, naval and civil offices as well as the overall population in the 1820s and expenses. A must have for Napoleon historians, this comprehensive book chronicles the residents of Longwood, the 'Who's Who' of St Helena and what flag-ships were stationed there. As well as listing the regiments based on the island such as the 53rd Foot Regiment (2nd Battalion) and artillery and engineers, Napoleon's visitors to the island are recorded as well as the chronology of his death, the construction of his tomb and reports on the post-mortem examination. Also, Sir Hudson Lowe and the East India Company involvement in the island are exhaustively covered as are stories of military figures, marriages and the abolition of slavery.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781781551752
Publisher Fonthill Media
Contributor By (author) Arnold Chaplin
Publication Date 2013-09-01
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 160
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 234 X 156 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 350
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