Napoleon And His Empire: Europe, 1804-1814

Hardcover | December 14, 2006

EditorP. Dwyer

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Napoleon and His Empire brings together some of the world's leading Napoleonic historians, and is born out of a reflection on the Empire two hundred years after its foundation in May 1804. It provides a timely overview of current trends in research and historiography. It not only revisits traditional themes like Napoleon's revolutionary credentials, the plebiscite for the Empire and the Continental System, but also looks at new research on questions of citizenship, gender, education and local government.

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Napoleon and His Empire brings together some of the world's leading Napoleonic historians, and is born out of a reflection on the Empire two hundred years after its foundation in May 1804. It provides a timely overview of current trends in research and historiography. It not only revisits traditional themes like Napoleon's revolutionar...

PHILIP G. DWYER is Senior Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of Newcastle, Australia. He has published a number of articles on the Revolutionary and Napoleonic eras, is the editor of Napoleon and Europe (London, 2001), and has co-edited with Peter McPhee, The French Revolution and Napoleon: A Sourcebook (London, 200...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:December 14, 2006Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230008062

ISBN - 13:9780230008069

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Napoleon and His Empire: Some Issues and Perspectives--P.G.Dwyer & A.Forrest * The Plebiscite on the Empire--M.Crook * Napoleon as Revolutionary--D.P.Jordan * 'Little Emperors?' Investigating Prefectoral Rule in the Departments--G.Daly * Power on the Periphery: Elite-State Relations in the Napoleonic Empire--J.Dunne * Special Tribunals and the Napoleonic Security State--H.G.Brown * Political Prisoners and State Prisons in Napoleonic France--M.Sibalis * Revisiting the Continental System: Exploitation to Self-Destruction in the Napoleonic Empire--K.Aaslestad * Conscription, Economic Exploitation, and Religion in Napoleonic Germany--U.Planert * Education in Napoleonic Italy--A.Grab * Divided Destinies: Napoleonic Rule in Northern and Southern Italy--J.A.Davis * Defining the Citizen--A.Fahrmeir * Napoleon and the 'Modernization' of Germany--M.Rowe