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Author Talty, Stephan.

Title The illustrious dead : the terrifying story of how typhus killed Napoleon's greatest army / Stephan Talty.

Publication Info. New York : Crown Publishers, [2009]
©2009

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Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  940.27 TALTY    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  940.2 TAL    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  940.2742 TALTY    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  940.2 TALTY    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  940.27 TAL    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  940.27 TAL    Check Shelf
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  940.274 TAL    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 315 pages : maps, plans ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [297]-301) and index.
Summary In a dual narrative that pits the heights of human ambition and achievement against the supremacy of nature, Stephan Talty tells the story of a mighty ruler and a tiny microbe, antagonists whose struggle would shape the modern world. --from publisher descriptioin
Contents Incarnate -- A portable metropolis -- Drumbeat -- Crossing -- Pursuit -- Smolensk -- The sound of flames -- Smoke -- At Borodino -- Clash -- The Hospital -- The last city -- Decision -- Two roads -- Graveyard trees.
Subject Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Russia.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Russia -- Health aspects.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Russia -- Medical care.
France. Armée -- History -- Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Military leadership.
Russia -- History, Military -- 1801-1917.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821.
France. Armée.
Disease Outbreaks -- history -- France.
Disease Outbreaks -- history -- Russia.
Typhus, Epidemic Louse-Borne -- history -- France.
Typhus, Epidemic Louse-Borne -- history -- Russia.
History, 19th Century -- France.
History, 19th Century -- Russia.
Military Personnel -- history -- France.
Military Personnel -- history -- Russia.
Warfare -- France.
Warfare -- Russia.
ISBN 9780307394040
0307394042
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