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Napoleon and Europe


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Preface. About the Contributors. List of Tables and Maps. Introduction Philip G. Dwyer. PART I NAPOLEON AND FRENCH SOCIETY. 1. Napoleon's Youth and Rise to Power Harold T. Parker. 2. The Military Culture of Napoleonic France Alan Forrest. 3. The Napoleonic Regime and French Society Isser Woloch. 4. The Napoleonic Police State Michael Sibalis. PART II THE NATURE OF THE EMPIRE. 5. The Nature of Napoleonic Imperialism Geoffrey Ellis. 6. Napoleon and the Drive for Glory: Reflections on the Making of French Foreign Policy Philip G. Dwyer. 7. Popular Resistance to the Napoleonic Empire Charles J. Esdaile. 8. Policing the Empire: Napoleon and the Pacification of Europe Michael Broers. 9. State, Society and Tax Policy in Napoleonic Europe Alexander Grab. PART III NAPOLEON AND EUROPE. 10. Britain and Napoleon Brendan Simms. 11. Napoleon and State Formation in Central Europe Michael Row. 12. The Peninsular War John Lawrence Tone. 13. The Russian Empire and the Napoleonic Wars Alexander M. Martin. Suggestions for Further Reading. Notes. Index.

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Philip Dwyer teaches History at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales.


"well-written and stimulating" Contemporary Review "a formidable team of contributors...have produced a series of essays on a variety of themes indispensible for both students and scholars of Napoleonic Europe." History "...required reading for any academics interested in the period." "an outstanding volume that will be of ernormous service to speacialist and student alike." Malcolm Crook, Keele University, Modern & Contemporary France

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