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This was my first Napoleon book so I pretty much knew very little about his campaigns. The author interestingly splits the book into two sections; Man of War & Man of Peace. The former detailing Napoleon's rise to power and his military campaigns in Italy, Egypt, Germany and Russia. The latter deals with the administration of the French state (and occupied Europe) under Napoleon, including the introduction of the Napoleon Code, the reform of the education & church in the country.The reason why I...