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The Brothers Bonaparte

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines Napoleon Bonaparte's successful invasion and rule of Paris, France, in March 1815. The return of Napoleon made the Bonaparte brothers once again the major concern of the ... More


Revolution

Owen Chadwick

in The Popes and European Revolution

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269199
eISBN:
9780191600487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269196.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Starts with the overthrow of the Catholic Church in France in the French Revolution—one of the most momentous events of modern history. It goes on to discuss the Revolution in Italy, the Roman ... More


The World of Yesterday: Conrad, European History, and Napoleonic Legend

Richard Niland

in Conrad and History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580347
eISBN:
9780191722738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580347.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter looks at Conrad's writing during the Great War as his response to the conflict. It then turns its attention to Conrad's lifelong obsession with Napoleon Bonaparte, exploring Conrad's ... More


Naples in the Imperial Enterprise

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Following victory at Austerlitz (December 1805), Napoleon deposed the Bourbon rulers of Naples. This chapter sets the French occupation of southern Italian mainland in the broader context of the ... More


The Collapse of the Venetian Republic and the Experience of Foreign Domination

DAVID LAVEN

in Venice and Venetia under the Habsburgs: 1815-1835

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205746
eISBN:
9780191717147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205746.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the reasons for the fall of the longest-lived republic in history. It stresses that the key was not the decadence or weakness of Venice, but unbridled Napoleonic aggression. It ... More


Playing with the Nation: Napoleon and the Culture of Nationalism

Peter Alter

in Unity and Diversity in European Culture c.1800

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263822
eISBN:
9780191734960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263822.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In his time, Napoleon Bonaparte of France commanded the ideological environment which made nationalism grow and helped to turn the idea of the ‘nation’ into one of the most powerful political forces ... More


End of the Napoléonade

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the condition of Napoleon Bonaparte during the days shortly after the Battle of Waterloo. It suggests that during this time Napoleon had given up on rebuilding his army or ... More


Mobilization

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the mobilization of Napoleon Bonaparte's army against the Allied Powers. On March 26, 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte had ordered the creation of eight army corps and War Minister ... More


State Funerals of Kings and Emperors 1800–1870

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During most of the nineteenth century, France was governed by non-republican regimes that were hostile to the ideals of the French Revolution. Consequently, the manner in which the Bonapartes, the ... More


 The Prophet as Hero and Wise Easterner (1800–1900)

Frederick Quinn

in The Sum of All Heresies: The Image of Islam in Western Thought

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195325638
eISBN:
9780199869336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325638.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses dramatic changes the image of Islam underwent in the West during the 19th century. Topics covered include Napoleon Bonaparte's forays into Islamic religion, Orientalism in ... More


“Neither Peace Nor Truce”

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines Napoleon Bonaparte's plan against the Allied Powers determined on bringing down his newly formed French Empire. It discusses criticisms on Napoleon's appointment of Marshal ... More


Napoleon and the Dawn of Operational Warfare

Martin van Creveld

in The Evolution of Operational Art: From Napoleon to the Present

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199599486
eISBN:
9780191595806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599486.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter demonstrates that the emergence of campaigns, made possible by a certain size of military formations, in essence opened the way for the operational level of war, operational warfare, and ... More


A Land in Turmoil

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the Allied Powers' formation of the seventh coalition on March 25, 1815, aimed at bringing down Napoleon Bonaparte's freshly reconstituted French Empire. This destroyed ... More


Waterloo

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the highlights of the Battle of Waterloo. During this time Napoleon Bonaparte had been sick, his actions continued to remain uncharacteristic and unpredictable and he was ... More


“The Disturber of the Peace of the World”

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines Napoleon Bonaparte's landing on Golfe Juan in February 1815 to start his invasion of France. Louis XVIII was confident that Napoleon would never succeed and he felt secured ... More


The Sovereign of the Island of Elba

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines Napoleon Bonaparte's escape from Elba in February 1815. Napoleon was inspired to escape and attempt to overthrow Louis XVIII because of news about growing discontent among the ... More


A Kingdom Divided

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Following from the analysis of brigandage and its causes, this chapter examines the consequences of Murat's increasingly insecure place in the imperial enterprise. The confrontation with Napoleon in ... More


The Phantom of the Russian Bonaparte

Jay Bergman

in The French Revolutionary Tradition in Russian and Soviet Politics, Political Thought, and Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198842705
eISBN:
9780191878619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842705.003.0014
Subject:
History, Political History, Cultural History

Chapter 14 traces the evolution of the concept of Bonapartism. Marx and Engels thought it a remediable ‘wrong turn’ in history’s evolution that happily occurred only under capitalism; Louis Napoleon ... More


A Deadly Enemy

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the reaction of the Allied Powers when they heard the news of Napoleon Bonaparte's invasion of Paris. In March, 1815, the seven Powers and France signed a declaration announcing ... More


The Masked Writer

Andrew Martin

in The Mask of the Prophet: The Extraordinary Fictions of Jules Verne

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198157984
eISBN:
9780191673252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198157984.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Jules Verne's fiction reads like a résumé of the nineteenth-century archive. This chapter proposes to read Verne's work as if it had been written by Napoleon Bonaparte and Jorge Luis Borges. ... More


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