Europe and the French imperium, 1799-1814 / by Geoffrey Bruun.


New York ; London : Harper and Brothers, 1938.

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Subjects Europe -- Histoire -- 1789-1815.
Europe -- History -- 1789-1815.
Europe.
France -- Histoire -- 1799-1815 (Consulat et Empire)
France -- History -- Consulate and First Empire, 1799-1815.
France.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Relations with Europeans.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821.
Napoléon Ier, empereur des Français, 1769-1821.
Relations with Europeans.
Series Rise of modern Europe.
Description xiv, 280 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1938.
Notes "First edition."
The plates, which precede t.p., have half-title: Sixty-two illustrations drawn from unusual sources and specially chosen by the author.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-272) and index.
Contents Prelude to Caesarism -- France and the consulate: the restoration of order and authority -- Europe and the revolution: compromise -- Imperial France: the revolution disciplined -- The economic conflict: France and Great Britain -- The failure to check the expansion of French influence in Europe -- European society under the international empire -- The spread of nationalist revolts against the French domination -- Europe casts off the French hegemony -- European thought and culture in the Napoleonic era -- The revolutionary testament.
Prelude to Caesarism. Introduction ; The heritage of philosophy ; The revolutionary deviation ; The search for stability -- France and the consulate: the restoration of order and authority (1799-1804). The constitution of the year VIII ; The pacification of the west ; Fiscal reform ; The legal codes ; The concordat ; The pattern of the centralized nation state -- Europe and the Revolution: compromise (1799-1804). The aims of the second coalition ; The withdrawal of Russia ; The defeat of Austria ; The truce with Great Britain ; The European balance of power -- Imperial France: the Revolution disciplined. "The government of the republic is confided to an emperor" ; Administration ; The army ; Finance and taxation ; Agriculture, industry and commerce ; Transport and communication -- The economic conflict: France and Great Britain. French colonial aspirations ; British maritime strength ; The battle for markets ; The continental system ; British financial stability ; The results of the revolutionary wars for the world outside Europe -- The failure to check the expansion of French influence in Europe. The reconstruction of Italy ; The revolution on the Rhine ; The Franco-Russian alliance of 1807 ; The international empire -- European society under the international empire. The extension of the revolutionary reforms outside France ; The emergence of the bourgeoisie ; Education and public opinion ; The liberty of the individual ; Social and family life -- The spread of nationalist revolts against the French domination (1808-1812). The awakening of nationalities ; The Spanish conflict ; The Austrian war of 1809 ; The ferment in the Germanies ; The defection of the Belgians, the Dutch and the Swedes -- Europe casts off the French hegemony. The Oriental mirage ; The invasion of Russia ; The war of liberation ; The Bourbon restoration and the hundred days ; The Vienna settlement ; The rebuke to national and liberal aspirations -- European thought and culture in the Napoleonic era. The revolt against the philosophy of reason ; Classical and Romantic influences in literature and art ; The sciences ; The religious revival -- The revolutionary testament. The republican tradition ; The secular society ; The canons of patriotism ; The Napoleonic legend.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Europe
France
Network Numbers (OCoLC)396191
(OCoLC)ocm00396191
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Bruun, Geoffrey, 1898-1988.
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