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Journey to the Continent

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West

Published in print August 2009 | ISBN: 9780198063117
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080199 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0039
Journey to the Continent

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The author describes the geography of Europe, its subdivisions into kingdoms, and the nature of the different governments. He also comments on the French Revolution, the rise of Napoleon Buonaparte, the Confederated Armies' invasion of France, the history of Hanover, the loss of the Confederates in the war, Buonaparte's successful campaigns in Italy and Switzerland, and his conquest of Egypt. In addition, he presents an account of the naval engagements which occurred in the course of the war and the Battle of Aboukir.

Keywords: Europe; French Revolution; Napoleon; France; Hanover; Confederates; conquest of Egypt; Battle of Aboukir

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