Revisiting Napoleon’s Continental System: Local, Regional and European Experiences

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K. Aaslestad, J. Joor
Springer, Oct 29, 2014 - History - 290 pages
Economic warfare during the Napoleonic era transformed international commerce; redirecting trade and generating illicit commerce. This volume re-evaluates the Continental System through urban and regional case studies that analyze the power triangle of the French, British and neutral powers and their strategies to adapt to trade restrictions.
 

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List of Illustrations Maps and Tables
Notes onContributors
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The Continental System Revisited
Trends in Russian Historiography
A View from the
The Kingdom of Italy and the Continental Blockade
RhineRiver Commerce and the Continental System
New Networks andIllicit Trade
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Anita Cerpinska, University of Latvia Geoffrey Ellis, Oxford University, UK Alan Forrest, University of York, UK Bċrd Frydenlund, University of Oslo, Norway Alexander Grab, University of Maine, USA Hilde Greefs, University of Antwerp, Belgium Annie Jourdan, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands Silvia Marzagalli, University of Nice, France Pierrick Pourchasse, University of Bretagne Occidentale, France Michael Rowe, King's College London, UK Margrit Schulte Beerbuehl, University of Düsseldorf, Germany Robert Mark Spaulding, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, USA Alexandre Tchoudinov, Institute of Universal History in Moscow, Russia Jann Markus Witt, Marineschule Mürwik (German Naval Academy)

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