The Bee and the Eagle

Napoleonic France and the End of the Holy Roman Empire, 1806

  • Alan Forrest
  • Peter H. Wilson

Part of the War, Culture and Society, 1750–1850 book series (WCS)

About this book


This volume's juxtaposition of the empires of Germany and France in 1806, at the dissolution of The Holy Roman Empire, allows a comparison of their transition towards modernity, explored through the themes of Empire, monarchy, political cultures, feudalism, war and military institutions, nationalism and identity, and everyday experience.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Alan Forrest
    • 1
  • Peter H. Wilson
    • 2
  1. 1.University of YorkUK
  2. 2.University of HullUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-28437-5
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-23673-8
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