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The Napoleonic Empire: Second Edition

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Geoffrey Ellis offers an up-to-date synthesis of recent research into the aims and effects of Napoleonic rule in France and in conquered Europe. Thoroughly revised, this second edition provides much more extensive coverage of Napoleon's treatment of the annexed lands and subject states of the "Grand Empire", as well as of military conscription and desertion, and the role of the Gendarmerie in the war against brigands and military defaulters. The legacy of Napoleonic rule is discussed in greater depth, and the book also features a more comprehensive bibliography.

About the Author

Geoffrey Ellis is Fellow and Tutor in Modern History, Hertford College, Oxford.

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface * A Note on References * Preface * Preface to the Second Edition * Introduction: Napoleon in Historiography * The Inheritance * The Civil Foundations of the Napoleonic State * The 'Grand Empire' and the 'Grand Army' * The Formation and Endowment of an Imperial Élite * The Imperial Economy * The Legacy * Appendices * Maps * Glossary * Select Bibliography * Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780333990056
Author:
Ellis, Charles D.
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Author:
Ellis, Geoffrey James
Author:
Ellis
Author:
Ellis, Geoffrey
Author:
Ellis, Kenneth Ed. Ronald Ed. G.P. Ed. G
Location:
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshier
Subject:
Europe - France
Subject:
History
Subject:
Military - Napoleonic Wars
Subject:
France
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Napoleonic wars, 1800-1815
Subject:
Continental System
Subject:
Napoleon - Influence
Subject:
France History.
Subject:
World History-Napoleon
Subject:
Military-General History
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Studies in European History
Series Volume:
no. 252
Publication Date:
20030931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
184
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.414 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Military » General History
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History and Social Science » Sociology » General
History and Social Science » World History » France » General
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