From Valmy To Waterloo: France at War, 1792-1815

Hardcover | December 15, 2010

byMarie-Cecile Thoral

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Drawing on a wide range of primary sources, this book investigates the everyday human experience of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars by French military and civilians, the impact of these wars on the French nation and society, and the rise of a new kind of war in the West at the turn of the nineteenth century.

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Drawing on a wide range of primary sources, this book investigates the everyday human experience of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars by French military and civilians, the impact of these wars on the French nation and society, and the rise of a new kind of war in the West at the turn of the nineteenth century.

MARIE-CECILE THORAL is Senior Lecturer in Modern International and European History at Coventry University, UK. Previously she held a post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Modern History at the University of York from 2006 to 2008, in the research project Nation, Borders, Identities: The Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars in European Me...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 8.83 × 5.77 × 0.81 inPublished:December 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230252877

ISBN - 13:9780230252875

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Battle Experience
The War at Sea
The Body in War
Troop Morale and Military Unity
From Individual Experience to Collective Identities 
War and the Economy
Civilians in the War
Conclusion