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Napoleon In Egypt by Paul Strathern

Napoleon In Egypt by Paul Strathern

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Napoleon In Egypt

'The Greatest Glory'

by Paul Strathern

Jonathan Cape, 2007, colour plates, hardcover, dustjacket, ISBN 9780224076814

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'Napoleon's invasion of Egypt in 1798 was the first attack on a Middle-Eastern country by a Western power in modern times.  With 335 ships and 40,000 men, it was the largest long-distance seaborne force that world had ever seen.  But Napoleon's assault was intended to be much more than a colonial adventure, for he took with him over one hundred and fifty scientists, mathematicians, artists and writers - a 'Legion of Culture' - with a view to bringing Western civilisation to 'backward' Egypt.'

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