The Napoleonic Empire and the New European Political Culture by M. Broers

The Napoleonic Empire and the New European Political Culture

EditorM. Broers, P. Hicks, A. Guimera

Hardcover | October 10, 2012

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Napoleon was a breaker of worlds. He made and remade most of the European continent almost at will, for well over a decade. Much of our world was forged as a consequence of his actions. Ever since we have taken our revenge – whether as scholars, novelists, politicians or private citizens – by making, unmaking and remaking him. Napoleon: assassin or saviour of the Revolution? Hero or charlatan? Manager or despot? Warmonger or pacifist? These are the questions French and foreign historians have tried to answer over the last two centuries. In this collection of essays, a new generation of historians re-evaluate the Napoleonic era by focusing on the constitutional and institutional impact of this period on western European society.

About The Author

MICHAEL BROERS is Professor of Western European History at Oxford University, UK. His The Napoleonic Empire in Italy, 1796-1814. Cultural Imperialism in a European Context? (2005) won the Prix Napoléon of the Fondation Napoléon. He was a Visiting Member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA, and is now a Major Leverhulme...

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Title:The Napoleonic Empire and the New European Political CultureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:October 10, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023024131X

ISBN - 13:9780230241312

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