Narratives of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

Military and Civilian Experience in Britain and Ireland

  • Catriona Kennedy

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Catriona Kennedy
    Pages 1-11
  3. Catriona Kennedy
    Pages 12-32
  4. Catriona Kennedy
    Pages 33-68
  5. Catriona Kennedy
    Pages 69-91
  6. Catriona Kennedy
    Pages 92-113
  7. Catriona Kennedy
    Pages 114-134
  8. Catriona Kennedy
    Pages 135-159
  9. Catriona Kennedy
    Pages 160-186
  10. Catriona Kennedy
    Pages 187-200
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 201-263

About this book


The volume explores how the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars were experienced, perceived and narrated by contemporaries in Britain and Ireland, drawing on an extensive range of personal testimonies by soldiers, sailors and civilians to shed new light on the social and cultural history of the period and the history of warfare more broadly.


Britain Cultural History history Napoleon revolution warfare

Authors and affiliations

  • Catriona Kennedy
    • 1
  1. 1.History DepartmentUniversity of YorkUK

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 978-1-349-32476-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-31653-0
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