Napoleon / Edition 1

Napoleon / Edition 1

by Geoffrey Ellis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0582437520

ISBN-13: 9780582437524

Pub. Date: 09/26/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This invaluable account provides an excellent introduction to the nature and mechanics of Napoleon's power, and how he used it. It explores Napoleon's rise to fame as a soldier of the French Revolution and his aims and achievements as first consul and emperor during the years 1799-1815.

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This invaluable account provides an excellent introduction to the nature and mechanics of Napoleon's power, and how he used it. It explores Napoleon's rise to fame as a soldier of the French Revolution and his aims and achievements as first consul and emperor during the years 1799-1815.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582437524
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/26/2000
Series:
Profiles In Power Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
5.05(w) x 7.72(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Introduction.

2. Prelude to Power: The Formative Years, 1769-99.

3. The Elaboration of Power: Napoleonic Government.

4. The Territorial and Dynastic Extensions of Power: From Empire to 'Grand Empire'.

5. The Social Accretions of Power: The Imperial Notables, Nobility, and 'Spoils System'.

6. Representations of Power, For and Against: Public Opinion, Education, and the Arts.

7. The Historiographical Images of Power.

8. Conclusion: The Real Legacy.

Bibliographical Essay.

Chronology.

Maps.

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