Napoleon and Europe

TitleNapoleon and Europe
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2001
Series EditorDwyer, Philip
Number of Pagesxxi, 328 p. : maps
PublisherLongman
CityHarlow, UK ; New York
Abstract

Two hundred years ago, Napoleon was at the apogee of his power in Europe. This broad ranging reassessment explores the key themes presented by his extraordinary career: from his rise to power and the foundation of the imperial state, to the final defeat of his grand vision following the doomed invasion of Russia. It was a period of almost uninterrupted war in Europe, the consquences of victory or failure repeatedly transforming the political map. But Napoleon's impact reached much deeper than this, achieving the ultimate destruction of the ancien regime and feudalism in Europe, and leaving a political and juridical legacy that persists today.

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DC203.9 .N2135 2001