The linguist and the emperor : Napoleon and Champollion's quest to decipher the Rosetta Stone
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New York : Ballantine Books, 2004.
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Book
Edition
First edition.
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x, 271 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language
English
ISBN
0345450671, 9780345450678

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Recounts the story of the race between Napoleon and linguist Jean-Francois Champollion to break the code of the Rosetta Stone, from its discovery and the early efforts to secure it, to the impact the stone had on the lives of everyone who encountered it.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Meyerson, D. (2004). The linguist and the emperor: Napoleon and Champollion's quest to decipher the Rosetta Stone (First edition.). Ballantine Books.

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Meyerson, Daniel. 2004. The Linguist and the Emperor: Napoleon and Champollion's Quest to Decipher the Rosetta Stone. New York: Ballantine Books.

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Meyerson, Daniel. The Linguist and the Emperor: Napoleon and Champollion's Quest to Decipher the Rosetta Stone New York: Ballantine Books, 2004.

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Meyerson, Daniel. The Linguist and the Emperor: Napoleon and Champollion's Quest to Decipher the Rosetta Stone First edition., Ballantine Books, 2004.

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