From the Napoleonic Empire to the Age of Empire Empire after the Emperor

A historian of modern Europe and empire, his research focuses on forms and experiences of social change in times of war, revolution, and colonization. He is the author of What Nostalgia Was: War, Empire, and the Time of a Deadly Emotion (2018) and a co-editor, together with Bruno Cabanes, Hervé Mazu...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Dodman, Thomas (Editor), Lignereux, Aurélien (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Palgrave Macmillan 2023, 2023
Edition:1st ed. 2023
Series:War, Culture and Society, 1750–1850
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1.Introduction: Opening up the Napoleonic Empire
  • Part I The Napoleonic Empire, Between Imperialisms
  • 2.Joseph Eschassériaux: From New Colonisation to Imperial Diplomacy—Hypotheses as to a Reconversion (1797–1803) .-3.Napoleon of Arabia? Piracy in the Persian Gulf, the French Threat to India, and British Imperial Responses
  • 4.The Jacobin and the Mameluke: Islam, Race and Political Culture at the End of Empire
  • 5.Korais’s Greece and Napoleon’s Empire: The Egyptian Campaign, Race Science, and the Europeanization an Idea
  • 6.The Scientific Appropriation of the World: The Imperial Legacy in Naval Officer Training
  • 7.Free Ports, Free Trade, Freedom: Napoleon’s Manifold Legacy in Institutions and Images
  • Part IIIndividual Trajectories and Imperial Conversions
  • 8.Tracing the Colonial Careers of Two Former Napoleonic Officials: Godert van der Capellen and Bernard Besier
  • 9.French Colonial Governors in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century: Miniature Emperors?
  • 10.From New Départements to the New World: The Colonial Itinerary of an Imperial Agent
  • 11.“Contriving to Pick Up Some Sailors”: The Royal Navy and Foreign Manpower, 1815–1865
  • 12.Indian Horizons: Four Officers of the Empire in the Sikh Kingdom of the Punjab (North-West India), 1822–1849
  • 13.From Egypt to Algeria: General Pierre Boyer’s Counter-Insurgent and Imperial Career
  • Part III New Beginnings Overseas
  • 14.Algiers, the Last Napoleonic Conquest
  • 15.Algeria as a New Imperial Construction: Between a Search for Abilities and a Place to Politically Relegate Foreign Veterans
  • 16.The Empire of Laws After the Emperor: French Legal Domination in Nineteenth-Century Egypt