Napoleon’s Empire

European Politics in Global Perspective

  • Ute Planert

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. 1 Napoleon and Beyond: Reshaping Power in Europe and the World

  3. The Heart of the Empire: Histories and Historiographies

  4. Re-Defining Imperial Order: The Ibero-Atlantic Area

  5. Restructuring the Baltic Sea: Scandinavia and Eastern Europe

  6. The Eastern Mediterranean Encounters Napoleon

  7. Inside the Napoleonic Hegemony

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 305-305
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 319-334

About this book


The Napoleonic Empire played a crucial role in reshaping global landscapes and in realigning international power structures on a worldwide scale. When Napoleon died, the map of many areas had completely changed, making room for Russia's ascendency and Britain's rise to world power.


Napoleon European history Nationalism French Revolution Napoleonic France Imperialism Austria Britain empire Europe European Politic European Politics France historiography history restoration revolution Russia Spain

Editors and affiliations

  • Ute Planert
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WuppertalGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages History History (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-56731-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-45547-5
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