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

Hardcover | January 15, 2009

EditorAlan Forrest, Peter H. Wilson

not yet rated|write a review
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.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$95.56 online
$143.00 list price (save 33%)
In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

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...

other books by Alan Forrest

Waterloo: Great Battles Series
Waterloo: Great Battles Series

Hardcover|Apr 14 2015

$32.95

War, Demobilization and Memory: The Legacy of War in the Era of Atlantic Revolutions
War, Demobilization and Memory: The Legacy of War in th...

Kobo ebook|Apr 8 2016

$96.29 online$124.94list price(save 22%)
The Legacy of the French Revolutionary Wars: The Nation-in-Arms in French Republican Memory
The Legacy of the French Revolutionary Wars: The Nation...

Kobo ebook|May 28 2009

$25.29 online$32.81list price(save 22%)
see all books by Alan Forrest
Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 6.67 × 5.62 × 1.09 inPublished:January 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230008933

ISBN - 13:9780230008939

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

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

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