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Britain and the defeat of Napoleon, 1807-1815

by Rory Muir

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Relations with British.,
    • Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852 -- Military leadership.,
    • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Participation, British.,
    • Peninsular War, 1807-1814 -- Campaigns -- Participation, British.,
    • Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815.,
    • Military art and science.,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1800-1837.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRory Muir.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC232 .M85 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 466 p. :
      Number of Pages466
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL796212M
      ISBN 100300064438
      LC Control Number95032097

      Albion, summer, , review of Britain and the Defeat of Napoleon, , p. American Historical Review, October, , review of Britain and the Defeat of Napoleon, , p. ; October, , review of Tactics and the Experience of Battle in the Age of Napoleon, p. Napoleon London: The Cranford Press Britain and the Defeat of Napoleon New Haven: Yale University Press Tactics and the Experience of Battle in the Age of Napoleon.

      BRITAIN AND NAPOLEON'S DOWNFALL By J. Michael Robertson Britain and the Defeat of Napoleon: By Rory Muir. Yale. $ Britain's efforts to beat off the challenge of Napoleon in the wars of post-revolutionary France occurred in two phases.® The first ended at Trafalgar, which ensured no French troops would set foot in the British Isles. Summary On Decem , Czar Alexander I withdrew Russia from the Continental System, and began trading openly with Britain. Napoleon was outraged, and soon sent his massive Grand Army, comprised of soldiers from all the various nations he dominated, to Poland, ready to force a decisive battle with the czar's army.

      Sixth Coalition (–): Russia betrayed Napoleon, and the resulting hostilities led to Napoleon’s invasion of Russia and victory at Borodino (September 7, ). But Napoleon’s withdrawal from Russia opened the floodgates, and one by one his allies became former allies and members of the Sixth Coalition. Napoleon’s defeat at the Battle of Leipzig (October 16–19, ) sealed his. British Expeditionary Warfare and the Defeat of Napoleon, Book Description: Britain's naval victories in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars succeeded in protecting Britain from French invasion, but they could not of themselves defeat France.


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At the beginning of Britain had already been at war with France for eight years, and had been fighting alongside the Portuguese and Spanish in the Peninsular War for more than three years. Russia and Sweden, which had opposed Napoleon up to and respectively, had been forced to join his Continental System against Britain, but continued to trade secretly with her.

Napoleon I - Napoleon I - War with Britain: From to Napoleon had only the British to fight; and again France could hope for victory only by landing an army in the British Isles, whereas the British could defeat Napoleon only by forming a Continental coalition against him. Napoleon began to prepare an invasion again, this time with greater conviction and on a larger scale.

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