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A book chronicling a Chinese tragedy under Mao has won Britain's richest nonfiction book award, the Samuel Johnson Prize.
Books about a German general, a Chinese tragedy and a bad-boy Renaissance artist are among six titles nominated for Britain's richest nonfiction book award, the Samuel Johnson Prize.
The early decades of the 19th century saw the rise and fall of Napoleon; the middle decades of the next century brought the ruthless expansion of Germany under Adolf Hitler. Napoleon and Hitler were both charismatic leaders, able to sway armies or multitudes by their mere presence.