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  • Das Jahrhundert der Restaurationenby Volker Sellin

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 42.00

    The year 2014 sees the 200th anniversary of Napoleon's downfall - and the restauration of the French monarchy under the house of Bourbon. With this as a starting point, Volker Sellin shows how the European monarchies restored and prolonged their reigns by giving their countries constitutions. This new angle results in an astonishing history of the... more...

  • Contemporary French Cultural Studiesby William Kidd; Sian Reynolds

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    The study of French culture has long ceased to be purely centred on literature. Undergraduate French courses now embrace all forms of cultural production and consumption, and students need to have a broad knowledge of everything from day-time TV and the latest detective novels to debates about national identity and immigration policies. This stimulating... more...

  • The A to Z of the French Revolutionby Paul R. Hanson

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 33.99

    The French Revolution remains the most examined event and period in world history. Most historians would argue that it was the first "modern" revolution, an event so momentous that it changed the very meaning of the word revolution to its current connotation of a political and/or social upheaval that marks a decisive break with the past, moving the... more...

  • The Hundred Years War (Part II)by Andrew L.J. Villalon; Donald J. Kagay

    BRILL 2008; US$ 173.00

    Affirms that the Hundred Years War was a struggle that spilled out of its heartlands of England and France into many European regions. This volume focuses on the Hundred Years War as a wide-ranging struggle that effected many European regions, and the battle of Agincourt and its political and emotional aftermath. more...

  • Capetian France 987-1328by Elizabeth Hallam; Judith Everard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    In 987, when Hugh Capet took the throne of France, founding a dynasty which was to rule for over 300 years, his kingdom was weak and insignificant. But by 1100, the kingdom of France was beginning to dominate the cultural nd religious life of western Europe. In the centuries that followed, to scholars and to poets, to reforming churchmen and monks,... more...

  • Die Schlacht bei den Pyramidenby Juan Cole

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 12.46

    Über Jahrhunderte blieben Ägypten und der Orient von den Mächten des Westens weitgehend unbehelligt - bis Napoleon mit 56.000 Soldaten 1798 in das Land am Nil einfi el, um den Mittleren Osten zu erobern. Lebendig erzählt Juan Cole von turbulenten Schlachten, ausgetüftelten Strategien und tückischen Hinterhalten. Aus zahlreichen erhaltenen Briefen der... more...

  • Achtzehnhundertdreizehnby Günter Müchler

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2012; US$ 22.67

    »Es kann mich den Thron kosten, aber ich werde die Welt in ihren Trümmern begraben.« (Napoleon Bonaparte am 26. Juni 1813) Am 26. Juni 1813 trafen sich im Palais Marcolini in Dresden die großen Kontrahenten Napoleon und Metternich zu einer achtstündigen Unterredung. Nach der Katastrophe in Russland steht für den Kaiser alles auf dem Spiel: Ausgleich... more...

  • Karl der Großeby Roland Pauler

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 15.86

    Hauptbeschreibung Karl der Große gehört zu den bekanntesten historischen Persönlichkeiten des Abendlandes. Er gilt als Vater Europas. Selbst verstand er sich als Erneuerer des Römischen Reiches und somit direkten Nachfolger der römischen Kaiser. Welche Voraussetzungen führten zur Kaiserkrönung des Karolingers? Warum gilt der fränkische König als... more...

  • The Emperor on the Battlefield: Napoleon's Worth as a Military Commanderby Felix Christoph Lotzin

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 39.68

    Hauptbeschreibung This book seeks to explore two working hypotheses: Firstly, that Napoleon's alleged military superiority in terms of skill and battlefield competence over his peers can be empirically quantified and proven. Secondly, that the results of Napoleonic warfare can be predicted by applying the theory of Contest Success Functions to these... more...

  • Napoleonby Pieter C.A. Geyl

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 89.25

    Wie was Napoleon? Over die vraag werd door Franse historici al tijdens zijn leven (1769-1821) gediscussieerd. Na zijn dood nam de discussie alleen maar toe. Was Napoleon een machtswellusteling en een tiran? Of bezorgde Napoleon Europa de beginselen van de Franse Revolutie (vrijheid, gelijkheid en broederschap) en legde hij zo de basis voor de huidige... more...