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First Empire

 

the period of Napoleon I’s reign in France that followed the Consulate. The First Empire existed from 1804 to 1814 and again from Mar. 20, 1815, to June 22, 1815. After the fall of the empire, the Bourbon monarchy was restored.

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If Esdaile is deeply involved in Napoleon's retreat from Spain, then Dr Leggiere is equally fascinating over the eventual collapse of the First French Empire in Germany in 1813--or more particularly on Prussia per se and Berlin.
Particularly disappointing are the first three chapters, covering the first French empire from its beginnings in the sixteenth century to the French Revolution.
A specialist in Napoleon, Dague (modern history, Benedictine College, Kansas) examines the development of the army's field and bureaucratic administrative operations during the First French Empire.