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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 7.99
The world in 1789 stood on the edge of a unique transformation. At the end of an unprecedented century of progress, the fates of three nations?France; the nascent United States; and their common enemy, Britain?lay interlocked. France, a nation bankrupted by its support for the American Revolution, wrestled to seize the prize of citizenship from the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 150.00
In this fascinating study Michael Rowe focuses on state-formation in Napoleonic Europe. It brings together the research findings of specialists in the histories of Europe's constituent nations and states during a momentous period in their development. Thematically focused and integrated within a comparative framework, the individual contributions explore... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
Europe 1780--1830 rapidly established itself as a standard introduction to European history in the age of the French Revolution and its aftermath when it first appeared. Now for the first time the book has been fully revised, updated and expanded. The half-century covered constitutes one of the most complex, eventful and rapidly changing of any in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 154.00
Histories of the Napoleonic period are almost exclusively biographies of the man, or political-military accounts of his wars. But such wars were only the first stage in a far more ambitious programme; the establishment of a rational state which would force the pace of modernising society. Through an examination of the experiences of French domination,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95
The impact of Napoleon on France and on Europe was immediate and enduring. He dominated his age as his armies dominated the continent; and no European country was untouched, or unchanged, by the events of these turbulent years. Keeping one's bearings geographically, militarily, politically and chronologically in the prevailing turmoil is no easy matter,... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 15.84
Was ist eine Nation? Wann und warum entstanden Nationalbewegungen? Wie wirkte sich die Industrialisierung auf die Nationalstaatsbildung aus? Und welche unterschiedlichen Geschichtsbilder wurden dabei mobilisiert? Hochkomplexe historische Zusammenhänge führten dazu, dass in Europa ?Nationen? in unserem heutigen Sinn entstanden. Siegfried Weichlein gibt... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
The story of how the concept of a pantheon, a building honouring great individuals, spread across Revolutionary Europe and interacted with socio-political and cultural changes. Analysing the canon and iconography of each pantheon, Bouwers shows how the commemoration of war and celebration of nationhood gave way to the protection of elite interests. more...
- Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 90.00
There are no two things in the world more different from each other than East-Indian and West Indian-slavery' (Robert Inglis, House of Commons Debate, 1833). In Slavery, Abolitionism and Empire in India, 1772-1843, Andrea Major asks why, at a time when East India Company expansion in India, British abolitionism and the missionary movement were... more...