Young Napoleon

Young Napoleon

Lecture 32 of 48

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This Lecture: Meet the famous Corsican who would one day crown himself emperor of France. This lecture introduces you to Napoleon as a young man. The context of his early military career will enhance your understanding of the mature general, and it demonstrates his complexity as an outsider striving to gain power. The Course: The 25 years between the onset of the French Revolution in 1789 and the Bourbon Restoration after Napoleon in 1814 is an astonishing period in world history. Learn the full story of this era that shook the foundations of the old world and marked a permanent shift for politics, religion, and society - not just for France, but for all of Europe. All Lectures: 1. Introduction and the Old Regime Monarchy 2. Privilege-Old Regime Society 3. The Enlightenment 4. France, Global Commerce, and Colonization 5. American Revolution and the Economic Crisis 6. The Political Awakening of 1789 7. July 14th-Storming the Bastille 8. Peasant Revolt and the Abolition of Feudalism 9. The Declaration of the Rights of Man 10. Paris Commands Its King 11. Political Apprenticeship in Democracy 12. Religion and the Early Revolution 13. The Revolution and the Colonies 14. Women's Rights in the Early Revolution 15. The King's Flight 16. Foreign Reactions-A Divided Europe 17. The Path to War with Europe 18. Overthrowing the Monarchy 19. The King's Trial 20. The Republic at War 21. Revolutionary Culture and Festivals 22. Family and Marriage 23. Slave Revolt and the Abolition of Slavery 24. Counterrevolution and the Vendě 25. The Pressure Cooker of Politics 26. Revolution in Crisis-Summer 1793 27. Terror Is the Order of the Day 28. The Revolution Devours Her Children 29. The Overthrow of Robespierre 30. The Thermidorian Reaction 31. The Directory-An Experimental Republic 32. Young Napoleon 33. The Italian Campaign and the Sister Republics 34. Sister Republics? France and America 35. Bonaparte in Egypt 36. Bonaparte Seizes Power 37. Building Power-General and First Consul 38. Napoleon Becomes Emperor 39. Napoleon's Ambitions in the New World 40. Taking on the Great Powers 41. Expanding the Empire 42. France during the Empire 43. Living under the Empire 44. The Russian Campaign 45. Napoleon's Fall and the Hundred Days 46. Waterloo and Beyond 47. Emerging Political Models 48. Revolutionary Legacies
Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses, 2013.
Edition: Unabridged.
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: data file
digital,digital recording
1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) : digital.
Additional Contributors: Desan, Suzanne M.
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