The Directoire had ordered Napoleon Bonaparte to threaten English assets in the Indies by planning a lasting occupation of Egypt. But the country had many surprises in store for all on the mission. We follow this military expedition through the eyes of two young scientists, Villiers and Jollois, who spent three long years enthusiastically trying to spread the ideas of the Enlightenment.
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