Witnessing the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in German Central Europe

  • Leighton S. James

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
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  3. Leighton S. James
    Pages 42-67
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    Pages 68-94
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    Pages 123-149
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  8. Leighton S. James
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 196-281

About this book


Drawing on a wide range of primary sources, this volume argues that although the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars are often understood as laying the foundations for total war, many eyewitnesses continued to draw upon older interpretative frameworks to make sense of the armed struggle and attendant political and social upheaval.


armed struggle Europe Invasion Napoleon revolution

Authors and affiliations

  • Leighton S. James
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of HistoryUniversity of SwanseaUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-32070-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-31373-7
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