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Assassination at St. Helena revisited / [electronic resource] Ben Weider and Sten Forshufvud ; with forewords by David G. Chandler and David C. Hamilton-Williams.

By: Weider, Ben, 1923-2008.
Contributor(s): Forshufvud, Sten | Forshufvud, Sten. Assassination at St. Helena.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : John Wiley & Sons, c1995Description: 555 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0471126772 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780471126775 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Death and burial | Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Captivity, 1815-1821 | Emperors -- France -- Biography | Arsenic -- Toxicology | Poisoning -- Saint Helena | Napoléon Ier, empereur des Français, 1769-1821 -- Mort et sépulture | Empereurs -- France -- Biographies | Arsenic -- Toxicologie | Empoisonnement (Droit pénal) -- Saint Helena | Vergiftiging | Napoleon (Frankreich, Kaiser, I.) | TodAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Assassination at St. Helena revisited.; Online version:: Assassination at St. Helena revisited.DDC classification: 944.05/092 Other classification: 15.80 Online resources: Publisher description | Table of Contents | Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
1: Discovery and accusation -- The Forshufvud thesis -- The making of an investigator -- History's debt to Louis Marchand -- Death under medical direction -- The post-mortem "reconvened" -- For history's judgment -- 2: The victim -- Man and legend -- Fortune's favorite -- A man for all occasions -- Via Egypt to high office -- Legacies of leadership -- The struggle for a throne -- A man for power and glory -- To Moscow and defeat -- From Leipzig to abdication and Elba -- The hundred days -- Prelude to exile -- 3: The tragedy at Longwood -- Toward other stars -- On stage with Napoleon -- Table talk of the last journey -- A guest of the Balcombes -- The move to Longwood -- "The servants admit Harlots at night" -- A brave soldier is afraid, a bodyguard removed -- Enter Sir Hudson: the climate worsens -- Cockburn relieved, Montholon reinforced -- A painful and disappointing year -- One drama and three producers -- Another depressing new year -- Only two originals remain -- The murder of Cipriani -- Two other witnesses leave St. Helena -- The Napoleonic cult revived -- A new physician arrives--and leaves -- Madame Montholon is sent packing -- A new physician and two priests -- Once more to horse -- Montholon writes prophetically -- Montholon impugns other witnesses -- Time for antimony: Montholon plays nurse -- A sick body but a sound mind -- Legacies and bitter almonds -- The last sacraments -- The coup de grâce -- The certificate of death -- Montholon produces alibis -- Napoleon's mythical attempts at suicide -- Montholon after St. Helena -- Death of l'Aiglon -- The revenant -- Montholons' approach to Napoleon.
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Rev. and expanded ed. of: Assassination at St. Helena / Sten Forshufvud and Ben Weider. 1st. ed. 1978.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 543-546) and index.

1: Discovery and accusation -- The Forshufvud thesis -- The making of an investigator -- History's debt to Louis Marchand -- Death under medical direction -- The post-mortem "reconvened" -- For history's judgment -- 2: The victim -- Man and legend -- Fortune's favorite -- A man for all occasions -- Via Egypt to high office -- Legacies of leadership -- The struggle for a throne -- A man for power and glory -- To Moscow and defeat -- From Leipzig to abdication and Elba -- The hundred days -- Prelude to exile -- 3: The tragedy at Longwood -- Toward other stars -- On stage with Napoleon -- Table talk of the last journey -- A guest of the Balcombes -- The move to Longwood -- "The servants admit Harlots at night" -- A brave soldier is afraid, a bodyguard removed -- Enter Sir Hudson: the climate worsens -- Cockburn relieved, Montholon reinforced -- A painful and disappointing year -- One drama and three producers -- Another depressing new year -- Only two originals remain -- The murder of Cipriani -- Two other witnesses leave St. Helena -- The Napoleonic cult revived -- A new physician arrives--and leaves -- Madame Montholon is sent packing -- A new physician and two priests -- Once more to horse -- Montholon writes prophetically -- Montholon impugns other witnesses -- Time for antimony: Montholon plays nurse -- A sick body but a sound mind -- Legacies and bitter almonds -- The last sacraments -- The coup de grâce -- The certificate of death -- Montholon produces alibis -- Napoleon's mythical attempts at suicide -- Montholon after St. Helena -- Death of l'Aiglon -- The revenant -- Montholons' approach to Napoleon.

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