History Books By Topic

Learning About The French Revolution And Napoleon

This post is for sharing “living” or great books on the following history topics:

French Revolution


Battle of Waterloo

(For the list of all history topics addressed by this blog, click here.)

For Elementary Students:
This is a beautifully illustrated, hardback book packed with information about the life of Napoleon.  Includes very good maps in the back.  I learned as much as the kids reading this one…

This hard-back Usborne book is a great spine for elementary students. It has 2-page spreads for a variety of different topics. The first several spreads cover basic archaeology and the earliest civilizations. The book covers basic elements of world history up to (but not including) World War I. The French Revolution information begins on page 170.

For High School Students:
This coffee-table-size book contains incredible maps of warfare from 1750 BC through 2003. Appropriate for upper-elementary through adult:


What are your favorite history books on this topic? Feel free to share with a comment below.


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