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  • Decisive Years in France, 1840-1847by David H. Pinkney

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 31.00

    David Pinkney challenges accepted views of the timing of France's Industrial Revolution and the accompanying transformation of French society. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University... more...

  • Heines Liebeslebenby Max Kaufmann

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 10.71

    Hauptbeschreibung "Der Liebe für schöne Frauen war mein Leben gewidmet." (Heinrich Heine, Memoiren) Eine hohle Phrase eines romantischen Dichters? Mitnichten! Welch hohen Stellenwert die Liebe in Heines Leben hatte, zeigt ein akzentuierter Blick auf dessen lyrisches Gesamtwerk. Ob eine romantische Kurzbekanntschaft oder jahrelange Liaison, platonische... more...

  • Der Kampf um Freiheitby Arnulf Krause

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 23.38

    Der Kampf gegen Napoleon und die Idee der deutschen Nation Ahnungslos kehrte Johann Philipp Palm im August 1806 von einer Geschäftsreise zurück. Wenig später wurde der Buchhändler standrechtlich erschossen. Ein Pamphlet, das gegen Napoleon zu den Waffen rief, war ihm zum Verhängnis geworden. Erst Jahre später, 1813, wurde der Usurpator in der Völkerschlacht... more...

  • Napoleon in Egyptby Paul Strathern

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 18.00

    ?Europe is a molehill?.? Everything here is worn out?tiny Europe has not enough to offer. We must set off for the Orient; that is where all the greatest glory is to be achieved.? ?Napoleon Napoleon?s invasion of Egypt was the first Western attack in modern times on a Middle Eastern country. In this remarkably rich and eminently readable historical... more...

  • From Jacobin to Liberalby R. R. Palmer; Marc-Antoine Jullien

    Princeton University Press 1993; US$ 32.50

    For this book R. R. Palmer has translated selections from the abundant writings of the versatile French political figure and writer Marc-Antoine Jullien, weaving them together with his own extensive commentary into an absorbing narrative of Jullien's life and times. Jullien's hopes and fears for the "progress of humanity" were typical of many of the... more...

  • Bonapartism and Revolutionary Tradition in Franceby R. S. Alexander

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 51.00

    This study is crucial to the socio-political history of France from 1789?1830. more...

  • Napoleon's Red Lancersby Ronald Pawly; Patrice Courcelle

    Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95

    The legendary Dutch 'Red' Lancers ? the 2nd Light Horse Lancers of Napoleon's Imperial Guard ? were formed in 1810, during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), after the emperor annexed Holland and its army to France. The former hussars of the Dutch Royal Guard got a handsome new uniform, a new weapon, and a hard-driving new colonel in Baron Edouard Colbert.... more...

  • Journals of Sieges Carried On by The Army under the Duke of Wellington, in Spain, during the Years 1811 to 1814 - Volume Iby John T. Jones

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 23.49

    The classic, immensely detailed description of the many sieges of the long drawn-out war that was Britain’s major land contribution to the defeat of Napoleon. Sir John Jones was an officer of the Royal Engineers with Wellington in Portugal and Spain and intimately connected with the operations he describes so exactly. Sir John originally wrote... more...

  • French Soldier in Egypt 1798-1801by Terry Crowdy; Christa Hook

    Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95

    This book concentrates on the dramatic experiences of Napoleon's Army of the Orient in Egypt and the Holy Land. The fighting of the Mamelukes and Turks are covered in depth, detailing desert combat, siege warfare, cavalry skirmishes and the suppression of uprisings. It examines the French treatment of prisoners as well as the fate of captured Frenchmen,... more...

  • The Amiens Truce: Britain and Bonaparte 1801 - 1803by John D. Grainger

    Boydell & Brewer 2004; US$ 99.00

    A study of the hardening of British public opinion against Bonaparte and an examination of the events that caused it. more...