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Napoleonic Europe Clive Emsley (Open University, UK)

Napoleonic Europe By Clive Emsley (Open University, UK)

Napoleonic Europe by Clive Emsley (Open University, UK)


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Summary

The fascination with Napoleon as an individual and with the colossal changes wrought by his wars across Europe has continued among historians, and many others, ever since. This guide is designed to provide detail on more than the military aspects of the period, and to cover the whole of Europe.

Napoleonic Europe Summary

Napoleonic Europe by Clive Emsley (Open University, UK)

The impact of Napoleon on France and on Europe was immediate and enduring. He dominated his age as his armies dominated the continent; and no European country was untouched, or unchanged, by the events of these turbulent years. Keeping one's bearings geographically, militarily, politically and chronologically in the prevailing turmoil is no easy matter, even for the specialist, and Clive Emsley's concise but authoritative guide to the Napoleonic age will be a boon to students, scholars and general readers alike.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Chronologies - international affairs and military campaigns: the wars of the French Revolution and the rise of General Bonaparte, 1792-1801; the Napoleonic Wars, 1803-15 - the Anglo-French war, 1803-14, the Austerlitz campaign, 1805, the Prussian campaign, 1806, the Polish campaign, 1806-7, the Peninsular war, 1808-14, the Wagram campaign, 1809, the Russian campaign, 1812, the German war of liberation, 1813, the campaign in northern France, 1814, the Waterloo campaign, 1815; the Anglo-American war, 1812-15; European diplomacy. Part 2 Chronologies - domestic and national affairs: Austria, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Prussia, Russia, Scandinavia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey (the Ottoman Empire), the United States. Part 3 Chronologies - cultural and scientific landmarks. Part 4 Rulers and governments: Europe's principal ruling families; monarchs and principal ministers of the great powers - Austria, Britain, France, Prussia, Russia; rulers of other/secondary powers - Baden, Bavaria, Denmark, the Netherlands, Portugal, Saxony, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, the United States, Wurttemburg; principal honours and ranks bestowed by Napoleon, the imperial family, princes of the empire, dukes, the remaining marshals, other dignitaries of the Imperial court. Part 5 The departments of Napoleon's empire: the French departments, departments annexed during the revolutionary wars, departments annexed in Italian and Swiss lands, departments annexed in Dutch and German lands, departments of the kingdom of Italy, departments of the kingdom of Westphalia. Part 6 Economic and military potential of the leading powers: Austria, Britain, France, Prussia, Russia. Part 7 Biographies. Part 8 Battles. Part 9 Alliances, coalitions and leagues. Part 10 Codes, decrees and declarations. Part 11 Conferences, congresses and treaties.

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GOR004635907
9780582072251
0582072255
Napoleonic Europe by Clive Emsley (Open University, UK)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1993-04-05
340
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