The Napoleonic Empire, Second Edition

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Palgrave Macmillan, Sep 17, 2003 - History - 184 pages
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Geoffrey Ellis offers an up-to-date synthesis of recent research into the aims and effects of Napoleonic rule in France and in conquered Europe. Thoroughly revised, this second edition provides much more extensive coverage of Napoleon's treatment of the annexed lands and subject states of the "Grand Empire", as well as of military conscription and desertion, and the role of the Gendarmerie in the war against brigands and military defaulters. The legacy of Napoleonic rule is discussed in greater depth, and the book also features a more comprehensive bibliography.

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Geoffrey Ellis is Fellow and Tutor in Modern History, Hertford College, Oxford.

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