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Revolutionary and Napoleonic period, 1789-1815

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  • Waterlooby Gordon Corrigan

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 23.32

    Fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815, by some 220,000 men over rain-sodden ground in what is now Belgium, the Battle of Waterloo brought an end to twenty-three years of almost continual war between revolutionary and later imperial France and her enemies. A decisive defeat for Napoleon and a hard-won victory for the Allied armies of the Duke of Wellington... more...

  • The History of Napoleon Buonaparteby John Gibson Lockhart

    The Floating Press 1915; US$ 7.95

    "Nations yet to come will look back upon his history as to some grand and supernatural romance. The fiery energy of his youthful career, and the magnificent progress of his irresistible ambition, have invested his character with the mysterious grandeur of some heavenly appearance; and when all the lesser tumults and lesser men of our age shall... more...

  • Maxims of Napoleonby Napoleon

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    The genius, greatness and grandeur of one of the world's most intelligent minds is demonstrated in these maxims. Napoleon as one of the greatest leaders of the world is advising the world on the importance of dignity, honour and courage. The work is awe-inspiring and stands for the voice of truth for all times. more...

  • The Psychology of Revolutionby Gustave Le Bon

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99

    Often, revolts and uprisings are regarded as being solely the results of a perfect storm of geopolitical, societal, and economic factors. But as French sociologist Gustave Le Bon astutely points out in The Psychology of Revolution, more personal variables enter into the revolutionary equation, as well. He parses several historical revolutions and identifies... 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...

  • Frankreich Jahrbuch 2010by Frank Baasner

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 49.99

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  • Achtzehnhundertdreizehnby Günter Müchler

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2012; US$ 37.33

    »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...

  • Der Schatten des Volkesby Peter Geiss

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2011; US$ 70.00

    Benjamin Constant (1767?1830) war Abgeordneter der Deputiertenkammer und führender Verfassungstheoretiker des französischen Frühliberalismus. Mit seinem strikt basisorientierten Repräsentationskonzept wandte er sich gegen den von der jakobinischen Revolutionsregierung und Napoleon Bonaparte gleichermaßen erhobenen Anspruch, das Gemeinwohl der französischen... more...