The Fall of Toulon: The Last Opportunity to Defeat the French Revolution

The Fall of Toulon: The Last Opportunity to Defeat the French Revolution

by Bernard Ireland
     
 

Bernard Ireland’s popular and accessible account of the fall of Toulon brings to life a savage episode in European history. In the summer of 1793, French Royalists surrendered the great naval base at Toulon to the British, intending this to be the springboard for a full-scale counter-revolution. The story of Royalist dashed hopes, and the securing of the

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Bernard Ireland’s popular and accessible account of the fall of Toulon brings to life a savage episode in European history. In the summer of 1793, French Royalists surrendered the great naval base at Toulon to the British, intending this to be the springboard for a full-scale counter-revolution. The story of Royalist dashed hopes, and the securing of the Revolution, is one of treason mixed with heroism, along with the rise of a young opportunist named Napoleon Bonaparte.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780304367269
Publisher:
Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date:
05/01/2007
Series:
Cassell Military Paperbacks Series
Edition description:
NEW
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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