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Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860



In Naples and Napoleon John Davis takes the southern Italian Kingdom of the Two Sicilies as the vantage point for a sweeping reconsideration of Italy’s history in the age of Napoleon and the European revolutions. The book’s central themes are posed by the period of French rule from 1806 to 1815, when southern Italy was the Mediterranean frontier of Napoleon’s continental empire. The tensions between Naples and Paris made this an important chapter in the history of that empire and revealed…

Naples And Napoleon

Author : John A. Davis  |  Pub Date : 2006-09-14  |  Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0198207557
ISBN 13 : 9780198207559

Naples and Napoleon rewrites the history of Italy in the age of the European revolutions from the perspective of the South. In contrast to later images of southern backwardness and..



Europe Under Napoleon

Author : Michael Broers  |  Pub Date : 2014-11-30  |  Publisher : I.B.Tauris

ISBN 10 : 9781784530617
ISBN 13 : 1784530611

Napoleon Bonaparte dominated the public life of Europe like no other individual before him. Not surprisingly, the story of the man himself has usually swamped he stories of his sub..



The Four Horsemen

Author : Richard Stites  |  Pub Date : 2014-01-09  |  Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199981472
ISBN 13 : 0199981477

In a series of revolts starting in 1820, four military officers rode forth on horseback from obscure European towns to bring political freedom and a constitution to Spain, Naples, ..



The Napoleonic Empire And The New European Political Culture

Author : M. Broers  |  Pub Date : 2012-10-10  |  Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137271396
ISBN 13 : 1137271396

Napoleon's conquests were spectacular, but behind his wars, is an enduring legacy. A new generation of historians have re-evaluated the Napoleonic era and found that his real achie..



The Hamilton Letters

Author : John A. Davis  |  Pub Date : 2008-09-15  |  Publisher : I. B. Tauris

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105131739208
ISBN 13 :

Sir William Hamilton personified the age of the Enlightenment - a collector and connoisseur, amateur scientist and archaeologist, vulcanologist, anthropologist and above all a gent..



Risorgimento

Author : Lucy Riall  |  Pub Date : 2009  |  Publisher : Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN 10 : 0230216706
ISBN 13 : 9780230216709

A provocative and readable examination of the Risorgimento and the Italian unification, incorporating the latest research...



Politics Of The Sword

Author : Steven C. Hughes  |  Pub Date : 2007  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0814210724
ISBN 13 : 9780814210727

"Steven C. Hughes argues that this extraordinary increase in chivalric combat occurred because the duel played an important role in the formation, consolidation, and functioning of..



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