Napoleon: The End of Glory by Munro Price

By Munro Price

Exploring a serious and sometimes missed interval of Napoleonic historical past among 1812 and 1814,
Napoleon: the top of Glory bargains a extra entire photograph of the Emperors decline and fall
than any prior work.
Price analyzes the political, army, and diplomatic occasions of the interval, from Napoleons
disastrous invasion of Russia in 1812 to the a number of failed makes an attempt by means of Austria to dealer peace.
He illuminates the dynamic relationships among Napoleon and the wily Austrian
foreign minister Metternich - whose hope for equilibrium in the ecu states system
clashed with Napoleons unshakeable trust in hegemony and subjection - and the charming
and enigmatic Alexander I of Russia. And he explores the lasting influence of the bloody Terror
of the French Revolution on Napoleons judgements as soon as he got here to strength.

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Napoleon: The End of Glory

Exploring a severe and infrequently overlooked interval of Napoleonic heritage among 1812 and 1814,Napoleon: the top of Glory deals a extra whole photo of the Emperors decline and fallthan any earlier paintings. expense analyzes the political, army, and diplomatic occasions of the interval, from Napoleonsdisastrous invasion of Russia in 1812 to the a number of failed makes an attempt by means of Austria to dealer peace.

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30 At first, Napoleon exercised this authority within a republican context, as First Consul. Then, in 1804, concluding that political stability could only be guaranteed by a hereditary system, he made himself Emperor of the French. The logic of this decision required an heir, yet Napoleon and his wife Jose´phine had never had children. Six years later he remedied the situation by divorcing Jose´phine and marrying the daughter of the Emperor of Austria, the Archduchess Maria Louisa, who now became Marie-Louise, Empress of the French.

Guidal’s silence up to that moment ensured that his last, and potentially most dangerous, conspiracy, remained intact—the plan to seize Toulon and Marseilles. By the beginning of March 1813 the remaining plotters felt ready to act.

44 Talleyrand remained Vice-Grand Elector of the empire, firmly embedded in the hierarchy of power, and bided his time. Joseph Fouche´ was just as wily as Talleyrand and far more sinister. Thin and angular, with hooded eyes set in a long yellow face, he had blood on his hands as the organizer of the brutal repression of Lyons during the Reign of Terror. However, for a mixture of personal and political reasons he had played a key part in ending the Terror, and re-emerged in the last months of the Directory as minister of police.

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