The Era of the French Revolution and Napoleon

The French Revolution was one of, perhaps the, most decisive event in world history: we are still dealing with its ideas and the aftermath of the wars that are associated with it, and with Napoleon (either the savior and the betrayer of the Revolution, depending on your perspective). In contrast to some historians, I do devote a bit of time to Napoleon in a world history survey course (and definitely in a modern Europe course), because the events surrounding his tenure in Europe did have tremendous impacts around the world.

This page is an ongoing work in progress, currently light on Napoleon…

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