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The Caesar of Paris: Napoleon Bonaparte, Rome, and the Artistic Obsession that Shaped an Empire

Susan Jaques · Pegasus Books
Pages: 592
Format: Hardcover

A monumental cultural history of Napoleon Bonaparte's fascination with antiquity and how it shaped Paris' artistic landscape.Napoleon is one of history's most fascinating figures. But his complex relationship with Rome -- both with antiquity and his contemporary conflicts with...
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Chaplains of the Revolutionary War: Black Robed American Warriors

Jack Darrell Crowder · McFarland
Pages: 184
Format: Paperback

"There is a time to preach and a time to fight. And now is the time to fight." With those words, the Rev. John Muhlenberg stepped from his pulpit, removed his clerical robe--revealing the uniform of a Colonial officer--and marched off to war. Many of the ministers who became chaplains...
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Gender Roles in American Life

Constance L. Shehan · ABC-CLIO
Pages: 608
Format: Hardcover

This two-volume set examines how the evolution of gender roles in the United States has changed family dynamics, business practices, and our concepts of womanhood and manhood as well as affected debates about equality, political and military service, and childrearing roles and practices.*...
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