ISBN-10:
0582437520
ISBN-13:
9780582437524
Pub. Date:
09/26/2000
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Napoleon / Edition 1

Napoleon / Edition 1

by Geoffrey EllisGeoffrey Ellis
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Overview

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: 5.07(w) x 8.25(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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