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Sir Brian Unwin studied at the universities of Oxford and Yale. After a career in the civil service in Whitehall he became President of the European Investment Bank. He has a longstanding interest in the Napoleonic period and Napoleon's captivity on St Helena and has pursued his research into the subject over several decades.
Table of Contents
|List of Illustrations||p. vii|
|Map of St Helena||p. x|
|Plan of Longwood House in Napoleon's Time||p. xi|
|Principal Characters on St Helena||p. xvii|
|Introduction: The Lion or the Ass?||p. 1|
|From Waterloo to Rochefort||p. 10|
|The Journey from Rochefort to Plymouth||p. 31|
|The Voyage to St Helena||p. 46|
|Arrival at St Helena||p. 56|
|Longwood House||p. 72|
|The Arrival of Sir Hudson Lowe||p. 87|
|Captivity and Confrontation||p. 97|
|Napoleon's Continuing Problems||p. 117|
|Sir Hudson Lowe's Problems||p. 142|
|The Road to the End||p. 162|
|A Judgement||p. 183|
|Select Bibliography||p. 221|
|Picture Credits||p. 224|
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