The Bee and the Eagle: Napoleonic France and the End of the Holy Roman Empire

Hardcover | January 15, 2009

EditorAlan Forrest, Peter H. Wilson

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The Bee and the Eagle brings together a team of international specialists to present original findings on six key themes of Empire: political cultures, war and military institutions, monarchy, nationalism and identity, and everyday experience. With a comparative approach, it begins in 1806 at the dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire, and its replacement by a French-sponsored new political order.

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The Bee and the Eagle brings together a team of international specialists to present original findings on six key themes of Empire: political cultures, war and military institutions, monarchy, nationalism and identity, and everyday experience. With a comparative approach, it begins in 1806 at the dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire, a...

ALAN FORREST is Professor of Modern History at the University of York, UK. He has published widely on French revolutionary and Napoleonic history, especially on social history and on the military. His most recent publications include Napoleon's Men: The Soldiers of the Revolution and Empire (London, 2002), Paris, the Provinces and the...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 6.67 × 5.62 × 1.09 inPublished:January 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230008933

ISBN - 13:9780230008939

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PART 1: EMPIRE * France: The Napoleonic Empire--M. Broers * Germany: The Holy Roman Imperial Tradition--P. H. Wilson * PART 2: POLITICAL CULTURE * France: Napoleonic Imperial Political Culture--W. Doyle * Germany: Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire on the Eve of its Destruction--M. Rowe * PART 3: MILITARY INSTITUTIONS * France: Napoleonic France--R. Blaufarb * Germany: The Prussian Army in the Jena Campaign--C. Telp * PART 4: MONARCHY * France: Napoleon as Monarch--A. Forrest * Germany: A Matter of Survival--Bavaria Becomes a Kingdom (1806)--M. Kaiser * PART 5: NATIONALISM AND IDENTITY * France: "The Germans are Hydrophobes": Germany and the Germans in the Shaping of French Identity in the Age of the French Revolution--M. Rapport * Germany: The Response to Napoleon and German National Identity--J. Breuilly * PART 6: EXPERIENCE * France: French and Germans as Victors and Vanquished: the Comparative Experience of Invasion and Violence--D. Hopkin * Germany: Between Cooperation and Resistance: Civilian Perceptions of the Napoleonic Army in the Occupied Territories of Northern Germany--K. Hagemann