Originally published in 1968, this book follows the life of Louis Napoleon, from his birth, to his exile and education, his time as a 'political pretender', a 'political prisoner' and finally, a citizen.
1. The Birth of the Napoleonic Legend. 2. The Birth of Louis Napoleon. 3. Exile and Education. 4. The First Attempt to Deliver Italy. 5. Louis Napoleon a Political Apprentice. 6. The First Claim to the Inheritance. 7. Louis Napoleon a Political Pretender. 8. The Second Claim to the Heritance. 9. Louis Napoleon a Political Prisoner. 10. Louis Napoleon Regains his Liberty. 11. Louis Napoleon Regains his Citizenship. 12. After Many Days.