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Napoleonic Europe By Clive Emsley

Napoleonic Europe
by Professor Clive Emsley

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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.
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Napoleonic Europe by Professor Clive Emsley

The "Longman Companions to History" series aim to provide focused references which given readers all the essential facts, figures, bibliographic advice and explanatory commentary they could need on the subject in question. Each companion concentrates on a major historical topic. This text covers Napoleon, regarded by his contemporaries with admiration and adulation or with fear and loathing; sometimes, it would seem, with a mixture of all four. The fascination with him 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 rather more than the ever-popular military aspects of the period, and to cover the whole of Europe. The text covers the principal monarchs and statesmen of the period, the various embargo acts and the Anglo-American war. The author has also run chronologies on beyond 1815 to give an impression of the immediate legacy of the Napoleonic years. In addition it provides chronologies of important events, biographies of key figures, a glossary of terms, and an extended, annotated bibliography arranged by topic. It is designed to be a reader-friendly desk companion for continuous use and is aimed at undergraduates and the general reader.

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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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GOR004994278
Napoleonic Europe by Professor Clive Emsley
Professor Clive Emsley
Longman Companions To History
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pearson Education Limited
1993-04-05
320
0582072247
9780582072244
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