9780333682753

Napoleon and the Transformation of Europe

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  • ISBN13:

    9780333682753

  • ISBN10:

    0333682750

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-10-10
  • Publisher: SPRINGER - VERLAG
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Summary

Alexander Grab explores the impact of Napoleon's domination throughout his empire and the response of the Europeans to his rule. This important book focuses on the developments and the events in the ten states that comprised the Grand Empire: France itself, Belgium, Germany, The Illyrian Provinces, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland. Grab discusses Napoleon's exploitation of occupied Europe and particularly his reform policies, and assesses their success in transforming Europe.

Author Biography

Alexander Grab is Professor of History, University of Maine.

Table of Contents

List of Maps
List of Abbreviations
Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Formation of the Napoleonic Empire
The Janus Face of Napoleon's Empire: Reform and Exploitation
France
The Netherlands
Belgium
Germany
Switzerland
Spain
Portugal
The Italian Peninsula
The Duchy of Warsaw
The Illyrian Provinces
The Collapse of the Napoleonic Empire
Conclusion: the Legacy of Napoleon
Bibliography
Index

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