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Memoirs of Napoleon's Egyptian expedition /
by Joseph-Marie Moiret ; translated and edited by Rosemary Brindle.
imprint
London : Greenhill Books : [Mechanicsburg], Pa. : Stackpole Books, 2001.
description
206, [16] p. of plates : ill., maps.
ISBN
1853674494
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London : Greenhill Books : [Mechanicsburg], Pa. : Stackpole Books, 2001.
isbn
1853674494
catalogue key
4351554
 
Includes bibliographical references aind index.
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Published for the first time in English, Captain Joseph-Marie Moiret's memoirs are an insight into Napoleon's invasion of Egypt and sheds light on a vital stage in French imperial history.
Main Description
A French Officer's dramatic account of Napoleon's invasion of Egypt. The memoirs of Captain Moiret, translated and edited by Rosemary Brindle, offer a unique insight into Napoleons invasion of Egypt in 1798. Primary and secondary sources detail the campaign in its entirety. Includes a comprehensive transcription of Napoleon's key speeches, historical overview and footnotes by the translator/editor.
Main Description
A French Officers dramatic account of Napoleons invasion of Egypt. The memoirs of Captain Moiret, translated and edited by Rosemary Brindle, offer a unique insight into Napoleons invasion of Egypt in 1798. Primary and secondary sources detail the campaign in its entirety. Includes a comprehensive transcription of Napoleons key speeches, historical overview and footnotes by the translator/editor.
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A French Officer's dramatic account of Napoleon's invasion of Egypt.
Table of Contents
List of Illustrationsp. 9
Introduction: The French Campaign in Egyptp. 11
The Departure from Toulon
Bonaparte's First Proclamation
The Invasion of Malta
Impressions of the Maltese
The Taking of Alexandria
Bonaparte Addresses the Egyptian People
The Bedouins and the Alexandrians
Journey to Rosetta
Arrival at El Rahmanieh
The Battle of Chebreiss
Advance on Cairo
The Battle of the Pyramids
Entry into Cairo
Descriptions of the Pyramids
Society in Cairo
European Prisoners of War
Pilgrims
The Bedouins Side with French Troops Against the Mameluks
Anniversary of Mohammed's Death and News of Nelson's Victory at Aboukir
A Pirate's War in the Nile
Retribution
Return to Bulaq
The Festival of the Republic
Signs of Discontent
Vindication for the Dissenters
Threat of Turkish Retaliation
Journey to Damiette
The Mirage
Banditry and the Assistance of the Greeks
Bonaparte's Report on the Battles of Mit-Gamar and Sediman
News of Revolt in Cairo
The English as 'Prime Movers' of Unrest
False Decrees
Illusions of Egypt
Imminent Conversion of French Troops
Departure for Syria
Capitulation of El Arich
Moiret is Wounded
News of Jaffa
Journey to Gaza
Sudden Fever
Order to Evacuate Syria
Agonising Journey Across the Desert
Poor Administration at Sea
March Against the Angel El-Mahdy
French Occupation of Kosseir 'Assures' Possession of Egypt
Bonaparte Enters Cairo
Desaix's War Against Murad Bey
Leisure in Damiette
Zulima's Story
Life in a Harem
News of Turkish Capture of Aboukir
'Utter Defeat' of Turkish Army
Pursuit of Murad Bey
English Come Ashore at Kosseir
Bonaparte Threatens Divan
News of French Reverses in Italy and on the Rhine
Bonaparte Leaves in Secret for France
Kleber's First Proclamation as Commander-in-Chief
Armies of the Grand Vizier and Djezzar Pasha Unite Against the French
Negotiations with Sir Sidney Smith and the Grand Vizier
Loss of El Arich
Agreement to Evacuate Egypt
Murad Bey Makes Peace with the French
English Opposition to Treaty
Ultimatum Fails
The Battle of Lacoube
The Second Revolt in Cairo
Esbekieh Square
The 'Example' Set at Bulaq
Siege of Cairo
Collection of Taxes from Inhabitants
Assassination of Kleber
General Kleber's Funeral
The Administration of General Menou
In Praise of Menou
News of Marengo
The English Attack Aboukir
Division of French Army
Dissenting Generals
English Seize Rosetta and Battles Continue
News of French Surrender at Cairo
Siege at Alexandria
Battles Around Alexandria
Full Surrender of The Army of the East
Fate of Zulima
The Voyage Home
Short Biographies
Eugene Rose de Beauharnais, Viceroy of Italyp. 171
General Louis Charles Desaix, Chevalier de Veygouxp. 173
Ahmed Djezzar Pashap. 173
Ibrahim Bey, Emir of Egyptp. 174
Admiral George Keith Elphinstone, Viscountp. 174
Jean Baptiste Kleberp. 176
Jean Lannes, Duke of Montebellop. 177
The Mameluksp. 178
General Jacques Francois de Boussay, Baron de Menoup. 179
Gaspard Monge, Count of Pelousep. 180
Murad Beyp. 181
Colonel Louis Edmond Le Picard de Phelippeauxp. 182
Jean Louis Ebenezer Reynierp. 182
Admiral Sir William Sidney Smithp. 183
Ships of the Expeditionary Force in 1798p. 189
Members of the Egyptian Institutep. 191
Author's Private Correspondence on the Expeditionp. 197
Indexp. 201
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