Napoleon

Napoleon

by Geoffrey 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: 9781317874690
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/06/2014
Series: Profiles In Power
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 300
File size: 3 MB

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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