1808: The Flight of the Emperor: How a Weak Prince, a Mad Queen, and the British Navy Tricked Napoleon and Changed the New World By Laurentino Gomes, Andrew Nevins
2013 | 321 Pages | ISBN: 0762787961 | EPUB | 8 MB


1808: The Flight of the Emperor In a time of terror for Europe’s monarchs–imprisoned, exiled, executed–Napoleon’s army marched toward Lisbon. Cornered, Prince Regent Joao had to make the most fraught decision of his life. Protected by the British Navy, he fled to Brazil with his entire family, including his mentally ill mother, most of the nobility, and the entire state apparatus. Thousands made the voyage, but it was no luxur Full description¬†

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