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Author Ellis, Geoffrey.

Title The Napoleonic empire / Geoffrey Ellis
Published London : Macmillan Education, 1991


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  944.05092 Napole Ell/Nem  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 144 pages : maps ; 22cm
Series Studies in European history
Studies in European history (Basingstoke, England)
Contents Contents: 1. Introduction : Napoleon in historiography -- 2. The inheritance. (i) The evolution of a military career. (ii) The evolution of a revolutionary state -- 3. The civil foundations of the Napoleonic State. (i) Central, departmental and local government. (ii) The "rallies" and the opposition. (iii) The financial reforms. (iv) The Concordat and church-state relations. (v) Justice, the Napoleonic codes, and education. (vi) Summary -- 4. The "Grand Empire" and the "Grand Army". (i) Territorial and dynastic aggrandisement. (ii) The military establishment. (iii) Napoleonic warfare -- 5. The formation and endowment of an imperial elite. (i) Nobles and notables. (ii) The treatment of the annexed lands and subject states -- 6. The imperial economy. (i) Agriculture. (ii) Aims of the Continental Blockade. (iii) Effects of Napoleon's economic policies -- 7. The legacy
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 124-136. - Includes index
Subject Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Influence.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821.
Napoleon, Emperor of the French I, 1769-1821 -- Influence
Napoleon, Emperor of the French I, 1769-1821
Continental System (Economic blockade)
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Economic aspects.
Europe -- History -- 1789-1815.
France -- History -- Consulate and First Empire, 1799-1815.
France -- Kings and rulers -- Biography -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0333420470