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Conclusion: legacies

in The Napoleonic Wars

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: World History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Pre-20th Century Warfare. 2604 words.

What effect did the French Wars have on the French, and on Europe? Napoleon is often regarded in a purely negative light, but in fact he achieved a lot of good for France. The Napoleonic...

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Francisco Miranda

Overview page. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945) — World History.

(1750–1816)

South American revolutionary. He was a Creole born in Caracas, who received a commission in the Spanish army and fought against the British in Florida and the West...

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The French Revolutionary Wars, 1792–1802

in The Napoleonic Wars

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: World History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Pre-20th Century Warfare. 4866 words.

France declared war on Austria in 1792 because the politically active in France naively thought it was a way to attain power. Shortly after, France plunged into Revolution and those same...

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Introduction

Mike Rapport.

in The Napoleonic Wars

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: World History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Pre-20th Century Warfare. 1374 words.

The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars lasted from 1792 until 1815. They are among the longest and most intense conflicts ever seen in Europe. The French Wars were not an ideological...

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Learned Societies

Overview page. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945) — World History.

In order to understand the history and nature of learned societies concerned with the promotion and study of exploration, it is helpful to place them in broader context.

Historians...

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The Napoleonic Wars

Mike Rapport.

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: World History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Pre-20th Century Warfare. 168 pages.

The Napoleonic Wars: A Very Short Introduction provides a brief outline of these conflicts, introducing the tactics, strategies, and weaponry of the time. What were the origins of the wars?...

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The Napoleonic Wars, 1803–1815

in The Napoleonic Wars

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: World History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Pre-20th Century Warfare. 5349 words.

In 1802 peace was temporary. The major European nations were still feeling that their interests were under threat. The Napoleonic Wars were to be the final, deadly clash of long-term...

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Origins

in The Napoleonic Wars

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: World History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Pre-20th Century Warfare. 4829 words.

The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars were a struggle of catastrophic proportions. They erupted from a series of chronic cracks that had opened in the international order of...

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The people’s war

in The Napoleonic Wars

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: World History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Pre-20th Century Warfare. 5368 words.

War is not just fought by leaders and soldiers, it is fought by people against other people. Governments, churches, intellectuals, the press, and cultural organizations used different...

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Pierre Dominique Toussaint L'Ouverture

Overview page. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945) — World History.

(c. 1743–1803)

Haitian revolutionary leader. Brought up a slave in the western part of Hispaniola (now Haiti), in 1791 he became one of the leaders of a rebellion that succeeded in...

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