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Napoleon and His Collaborators

The Making of a Dictatorship

by Isser Woloch

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


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ISBN 100393323412
ISBN 109780393323412

Reappraising Napoleon on the Bicentenary of his Rise to Power MALCOLM CROOK Keele University Napoleon and his Collaborators. The Making of a Dictatorship. By Isser Woloch. Norton. xv + pp. £ Napoleon the Novelist. By Andy Martin. Polity Press. pp. £ (hb) and £ (pb). Napoleon. By R. S. Alexander. Napoleon Bonaparte's character and achievements have always divided critics and commentators. In this compelling new biography, Frank McLynn draws on the most recent scholarship and throws a brilliant light on this most paradoxical of men -- as military leader, lover, and emperor. Tracing Napoleon's extraordinary career, McLynn examines the Promethean legend from his Corsican roots, through /5(6). In his first book in English translation, the author carefully delineates Napoleon's humble upbringing in Corsica to the declaration of Consulate for Life in , from canny officer and negotiator for his extended family’s benefactors to single-minded workhorse and consolidator of centralized power.


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Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Eighteenth Brumaire, November 9, with Franc /5. His study is a departure from the mainstream; apart from being uncommonly well-written, it urges us to consider that “Napoleon’s saga is not simply the story of a single man” and that his spectacular rise to supreme power came about through the efforts of many hands—from former servants of the monarchy to heroes and villains of the Author: Isser Woloch.

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Woloch, Isser. Napoleon and His Collaborators: The Making of a Dictatorship New York: Norton, p. ISBN# $ Hardcover. As its. A great historian explains how Napoleon forged a dictatorship and explores the dilemmas of collaboration, personal and political. The Eighteenth Brumaire, November 9, with France in political and economic turmoil, a group of disaffected politicians enlisted the talented general Napoleon Bonaparte to lead a coup d'etat and establish ''confidence from below, authority from above.''.

Professor Isser Woloch's book Napoleon and his Collaborators: the makings of a dictatorship is a study of the government formed that day – one that has been written on extensively in the last two centuries but concerning which there is still much to explore.

Woloch dives head-first into this world and presents us with an informative. Buy Napoleon and His Collaborators: The Making of a Dictatorship New Ed by Woloch, Isser (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. /5(4). Napoleon saw his chance to recuperate the formerly wealthy colony when he signed the Treaty of Amiens.

In the s, Saint-Domingue had been France's wealthiest colony, producing more sugar than all the British West Indies colonies put together.

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Get this from a library. Napoleon and his collaborators: the making of a dictatorship. [Isser Woloch] -- "This is the story of how Napoleon managed his ascent from general of the Republic and first consul to dictator and conqueror of Europe.

Napoleon did not vault into the imperial throne but moved. Napoleon and His Collaborators: The Making of a Dictatorship Isser Woloch, Author W. Norton & Company $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. A great historian explains how Napoleon forged a dictatorship and explores the dilemmas of collaboration, personal and political.

The Eighteenth Brumaire, November 9, with France in political and economic turmoil, a group of disaffected politicians enlisted the talented general Napoleon Bonaparte to lead a coup d'etat and establish "confidence from below, authority from above."Brand: Norton, W.

& Company, Inc. Napoleon and His Collaborators is, fundamentally, a rereading of the available biographical and autobiographical literature. Woloch drew heavily on the little-known justificatory memoirs of Theophile Berlier and Antoine Boulay de la Meurthe, both important high-ranking administrators, and the oft-used autobiography of the less influential, but.

Napoleon Bonaparte: A Life (), pp; argues Napoleon was a paranoiac psychopath; Thompson, J. Napoleon Bonaparte: His Rise and Fall () Tulard, Jean.

Napoleon: The Myth of the Saviour (), influential French biography; Woloch, Isser. Napoleon and His Collaborators: the making of a dictatorship () Zamoyski, Adam.

Napoleon: A. The Eighteenth Brumaire, November 9, with France in political and economic turmoil, a group of disaffected politicians enlisted the talented general Napoleon Bonaparte to lead a coup d'etat and establish "confidence from below, authority from above." This is the story of how Napoleon managed his ascent from general of the Republic and first consul to dictator and conqueror of Europe.

Napoleon’s government quickly became an authoritarian one-man system, but he surrounded himself with talented and skilled collaborators and experts and supported a merit-based system in the military.

Napoleon’s new government, the Consulate, was composed of three parliamentary assemblies: the Council of State, which drafted bills; the. Ellis, G., Napoleon, Longman Higher Education (Profiles in Power series),p. Key basic introduction. Woloch, I., Napoleon and His Collaborators: The Making of a Dictatorship, New York: W.

Norton, Fascinating discussion of Napoleon’s right. Far from shunting aside those collaborators, he put them to use in ways that satisfied their most emphatic needs: political security, material self-interest, social status, and the opportunity for high-level public on and His Collaborators: The Making of a Dictatorship (Paperback).

In this fashion Napoleon not only gained the upper hand over his partners of Brumaire but also retained their loyalty and services going forward. Far from shunting aside those collaborators, he put them to use in ways that satisfied their most emphatic needs: political security, material self-interest, social status, and the opportunity for.

A great historian explains how Napoleon forged a dictatorship and explores the dilemmas of collaboration, personal and political. This is the story of how Napoleon managed his ascent from general of the Republic and first consul to dictator and conqueror of Europe.

10 illustrations. Any. There have been more books written about him since days have passed since he died. The amount of books on him is simply astounding; unfortunately, so is the lack of quality. Many of the books written on him are, quite frankly, beyond appallin.

This well-written volume gives the reader a guided tour through the institutions set up by Napoleon after his coup. Although devoid of real power, they were useful for Napoleon in co-opting vast numbers of notables who exchanged their support for prestigious positions.

Woloch shows how such officials, mostly moderate revolutionaries, allowed Napoleon to pose as an heir of the French. Personal Life Born in Corsica on 15th August Son of Carlo Buonaparte and Maria Letizia Ramolino Siblings – Joseph, Lucien, Louis, Elisa, Pauline, Caroline and Jerome Attended the military academy at Brienne-le-Chateau Married to Josephine de Beauharnais Later divorced due to a lack of children and married to Marie-Louise, Duchess of Parma (of the Austrian noble.

(15) In his will, Napoleon directed Saint-Denis to take care of “four hundred volumes, selected from those in my library of which I have been accustomed to use the most” and to convey them to his son, the King of Rome (Napoleon II), when he reached the age of Napoleon’s companions took what they liked from the rest of his books.

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DBookmahn's Used and Rare Military Books. 67 items. Woloch’s observations are included in his most recent book, Napoleon and His Collaborators: The Making of a Dictatorship (W.W. Norton, ), which explores the forces behind Napoleon’s rise to power, the motivations of former revolutionaries who became his servitors, what they brought to his regime and what they received in return.

In his thoughtful and learned new book, ''Napoleon and His Collaborators,'' the Columbia University historian Isser Woloch examines the implications of Napoleon's emergence as a Author: Richard Bernstein.

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As these things often go, a seemingly random thought popped into my head. I tried making a list ‘ga. You say that new research on Napoleon is best when it comes from a transnational viewpoint.

In what way is your Napoleon transnational. Alan Forrest: It is sometimes quite difficult to maintain an emphasis on the global or transnational aspects of the subject when writing a book that is essentially a biography, following a career that inevitably had France at its core, and I cannot claim to.

Napoleon and His Collaborators: The Making of a A great historian explains how Napoleon forged a dictatorship and explores the dilemmas of collaboration, personal and political. The Eighteenth Brumaire, November 9, with France in political and economic turmoil, a group of disaffected politicians enlisted the talented general Brand: Norton, W.

& Company, Inc. [1] I have wrestled with the aforementioned questions in my forthcoming book, Napoleon and his Collaborators (W.W.

Norton, Fall ), chap 1. On this last issue see Paul Bastid, Sieyès et sa pensée ( edn.), and especially Marcel Gauchet, La Révolution des pouvoirs: la souveraineté, le peuple et la représentation, Rafe Blaufarb, Napoleon.

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NOTES: [1] I have wrestled with the aforementioned questions in my forthcoming book, Napoleon and his Collaborators (W.W. Norton, Fall ), chap 1. On this last issue see Paul Bastid, Sieyès et sa pensée ( edn.), and especially Marcel Gauchet, La Révolution des pouvoirs: la souveraineté, le peuple et la représentation, (), part III.

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Napoleon Bonaparte: – “History is a set of lies agreed upon.” – Napoleon Bonaparte Alexander the Great. Julius Caesar. Genghis on. Napoleon Bonaparte is without a doubt one of the greatest conquerors in the history of country-crushing-bastards. If the badassitude of Napoleon could be quantifiably measured like a liter of 40 proof vodka, he would probably register.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Napoleon at Work. Napoleon – along with his collaborators – created not just modern France, but the template for the modern constitutional state that lies at the basis of most western nations.

The Napoleonic system grew out of the necessity to replace the divine authority of monarchy with something that was equally all-embracing, and which demanded total. It has been reported that in Junejust before the Battle of Marengo, one of Napoleon’s generals urgently requested his attention.

General Henri Christian Michel de Stengel entered the emperor’s tent looking somewhat forlorn, handed Napoleon an envelope, then informed him that it contained Stengel’s will and that he wished Napoleon to act as his executor.Napoleon (Napoleon Bonaparte or, afterNapoleon I, Emperor of the French) (15 August – 5 May ) was a world historic figure and authoritarian ruler of France as First Consul from toand Emperor of the French, to He revolutionized the military applications of artillery, and routinely moved his troops faster and with fewer supplies than was then thought.

As Charles Esdaile indicates in the preface to his study of the Napoleonic wars, any historian venturing upon this subject has to contend with the Napoleonic myth: the idea, enshrined in the Memorial of St.

Helena, that Napoleon stood for the principles of the French Revolution, for the rights of Europe's nations and for the enemies of privilege everywhere.