Empire Style (slides)
Revolution, Empire, and the Making of Modern Europe (slides)
Censer and Hunt, Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, pp. 139-170.
Discussion: Workshop on Final Papers
Your final paper is due at the beginning of class on Monday, 9 December.
There is no required reading for this week. However, you are strongly encouraged to look at the following two texts:
Benjamin Constant, Liberty of the Ancients Compared with that of the Moderns (1816)--extracts; if this catches your attention, the full text is available here.
Emmanuel, comte de Las Cases, Memorial of Saint Helena: Journal of the Private Life and Conversations of the Emperor Napoleon (1823)--extracts. If you get really interested, you may want to read the full text.
Charles Esdaile, Fighting Napoleon: Guerrillas, Bandits, and Adventurers in Spain, 1808-1814 (2004).
Karen Hagemann, "Of 'Manly Valor' and 'German Honor': Nation, War, and Masculinity in the Age of the Prussian Uprising against Napoleon," Central European History 30 (1997).
Michael Hughes, Forging Napoleon's Grande Armee: Motivation, Military Culture, and Masculinity, 1800-1808 (2012).
Matthew Levinger, Enlightened Nationalism: The Transformation of Prussian Political Culture, 1806-1848 (2002).
Gabriel Lovett, Napoleon and the Making of Modern Spain (1965).
Stuart Semmel, Napoleon and the British (2004).
Stuart Woolf, Napoleon's Integration of Europe (1993).