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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 6.79
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$ 165.00
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...
- Orion 2010; US$ 15.99
A dual biography of the greatest opposing generals of their age who ultimately became fixated on one another, by a bestselling historian. On the morning of the battle of Waterloo, the Emperor Napoleon declared that the Duke of Wellington was a bad general, the British were bad soldiers and that France could not fail to win an easy victory. Forever... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 110.00
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$ 89.99
This book explores the complex interactions between imperial expansion, political abolitionism and colonial philanthropy that underpinned the ambivalent attitudes of both British evangelicals and East India company officials towards the existence of slavery in India in the period 1772-1843. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
Themes in Modern European History 1780-1830 is an authoritative and lively exploration of a period dominated by events which have shaped modern Europe. In a series of articles, six leading academics present some controversial conclusions: * the east/west contrast in Europe today has more to do with responses to the French Revolution of 1789 than... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 27.10
Das bewährte Studienbuch führt ein in die europäische Geschichte der "Sattelzeit" um 1800. Den Schwerpunkt der Darstellung bilden die Industrielle Revolution in England, die Französische Revolution und der Einfluss der napoleonischen Herrschaft insbesondere auf Deutschland. more...