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Napoleon: Passion, Death and Resurrection 1815-1840
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Napoleon: Passion, Death and Resurrection 1815-1840

Philip Dwyer

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Napoleon: Passion, Death and Resurrection 1815-1840

Philip Dwyer

The final volume of the critically acclaimed and groundbreaking trilogy chronicling the life of Napoleon Bonaparte, one of history's most complex and charismatic leaders

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Napoleon: The Path to Power 1769 - 1799
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Napoleon: The Path to Power 1769 - 1799

Philip Dwyer

Napoleon Bonaparte's rise to power was neither inevitable nor smooth; it was full of mistakes, wrong turns and pitfalls. This book examines the evolution of Napoleon's character and the means by which at the age of thirty he...

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Citizen Emperor: Napoleon in Power 1799-1815
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Citizen Emperor: Napoleon in Power 1799-1815

Philip Dwyer

The second volume of a new and comprehensive biography about one of the history's most charismatic leaders

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War Stories: The War Memoir in History and Literature
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War Stories: The War Memoir in History and Literature

Philip Dwyer

Although war memoirs constitute a rich, varied literary form, they are often dismissed by historians as unreliable. This collection of essays is the first to explore the modern war memoir, revealing the genre's surprising capacity...

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Napoleon: Passion, Death and Resurrection 1815-1840
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Napoleon: Passion, Death and Resurrection 1815-1840

Philip Dwyer

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Theatres Of Violence: Massacre, Mass Killing and Atrocity throughout History
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Theatres Of Violence: Massacre, Mass Killing and Atrocity throughout History

Philip Dwyer, Lyndall Ryan

Massacres and mass killings have always marked if not shaped the history of the world and as such are subjects of increasing interest among historians. The premise underlying this collection is that massacres were an integral, if...

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War Stories: The War Memoir in History and Literature
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War Stories: The War Memoir in History and Literature

Philip Dwyer

Although war memoirs constitute a rich, varied literary form, they are often dismissed by historians as unreliable. This collection of essays is the first to explore the modern war memoir, revealing the genre's surprising capacity...

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Violence, Colonialism and Empire in the Modern World
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Violence, Colonialism and Empire in the Modern World

Philip Dwyer, Amanda Nettelbeck

This book explores the theme of violence, repression and atrocity in imperial and colonial empires, as well as its representations and memories, from the late eighteenth through to the twentieth century.

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Talleyrand
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Talleyrand

Philip G. Dwyer

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Citizen Emperor: Napoleon in Power
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Citizen Emperor: Napoleon in Power

Philip Dwyer

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Talleyrand
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Talleyrand

Philip G. Dwyer

From church figure to revolutionary, supporter of Napoleon Bonaparte to promoter of the Bourbon Restoration, Charles Maurice Prince de Talleyrand was a cynical opportunist, hypocrite, and traitor who betrayed governments. Philip...

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The Rise of Prussia 1700-1830
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The Rise of Prussia 1700-1830

Philip G. Dwyer

At the beginning of the eighteenth century Prussia was but one in a mosaic of German states, but it rose to be the unchallenged leader of German-speaking Europe after the fall of Napoleon. The book goes beyond the political,...

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Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand, 1754-1838: A Bibliography
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Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand, 1754-1838: A Bibliography

Philip G. Dwyer

Ever since Talleyrand assumed a prominent role during the opening stages of the French Revolution, his intentions and motivations have been the subject of heated debate. This work presents the salient points in his career and...

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Theatres of Violence: Massacre, Mass Killing and Atrocity Throughout History
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Theatres of Violence: Massacre, Mass Killing and Atrocity Throughout History

Philip G. Dwyer, Lyndall Ryan

Massacres and mass killings have always marked if not shaped the history of the world and as such are subjects of increasing interest among historians, resulting in a growing body of scholarship in recent years. The premise...

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Modern Prussian History: 1830-1947
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Modern Prussian History: 1830-1947

Philip G. Dwyer

The rise of Prussia and subsequent unification of Germany under Prussia has led to many misconceptions about the nature of Prussia, and consequently of Germany. This collection sets out to correct them. The book also throws light...

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Napoleon and Europe
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Napoleon and Europe

Philip G. Dwyer

Two hundred years ago, Napoleon was at the apogee of his power. This reassessment explores the key themes presented by his career: from his rise to power and the foundation of the imperial state, to the final defeat of his grand...

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Napoleon and Europe
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Napoleon and Europe

Philip G. Dwyer

Two hundred years ago, Napoleon was at the apogee of his power. This reassessment explores the key themes presented by his career: from his rise to power and the foundation of the imperial state, to the final defeat of his grand...

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Modern Prussian History: 1830-1947
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Modern Prussian History: 1830-1947

Philip G. Dwyer

The rise of Prussia and subsequent unification of Germany under Prussia has led to many misconceptions about the nature of Prussia, and consequently of Germany. This collection sets out to correct them. The book also throws light...

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The Rise of Prussia 1700-1830
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The Rise of Prussia 1700-1830

Philip G. Dwyer

At the beginning of the eighteenth century Prussia was but one in a mosaic of German states, but it rose to be the unchallenged leader of German-speaking Europe after the fall of Napoleon. The book goes beyond the political,...

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Napoleon and His Empire: Europe, 1804-1814
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Napoleon and His Empire: Europe, 1804-1814

Philip G. Dwyer, Alan Forrest

Napoleon and His Empire brings together some of the world's leading Napoleonic historians to provide a timely overview of current trends in research and historiography. It not only revisits traditional themes but also looks at new...

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Sense and Subjectivity: A Study of Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty
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Sense and Subjectivity: A Study of Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty

Philip Dwyer

The philosophies of Merleau-Ponty and the later Wittgenstein are shown to yield a common position opposing 'realist' attempts to reduce appearance, sense, and meaning to perception-independent objects and relations. Their 'Gestalt...

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On Violence in History
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On Violence in History

Philip Dwyer, Mark Stephen Micale

Is global violence on the decline? Steven Pinker's highly-publicized argument that human violence across the world has been dramatically abating continues to influence discourse among academics and the general public alike.

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On Violence in History
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On Violence in History

Philip Dwyer, Mark Stephen Micale

Is global violence on the decline? Steven Pinker's highly-publicized argument that human violence across the world has been dramatically abating continues to influence discourse among academics and the general public alike.

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The French Revolution and Napoleon: A Sourcebook
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The French Revolution and Napoleon: A Sourcebook

Philip Dwyer (University of Newcastle, Australia), Peter McPhee (University of Melbourne, Australia)

The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic period was the defining moment for modern European history. Using primary texts, this volume explains the upheavals, terror, and drama that restructured politics and society on such a large...

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The French Revolution and Napoleon: A Sourcebook
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The French Revolution and Napoleon: A Sourcebook

Philip Dwyer (University of Newcastle, Australia), Peter McPhee (University of Melbourne, Australia)

The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic period was the defining moment for modern European history. Using primary texts, this volume explains the upheavals, terror, and drama that restructured politics and society on such a large...

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Transnational Spaces
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Transnational Spaces

Philip Crang, Claire Dwyer, Peter Jackson

Drawing on examples from around the world and from a range of disciplinary perspectives, this volume seeks to expand our understanding of transnationalism by exerting our collective geographical imagination.

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Transnational Spaces
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Transnational Spaces

Philip Crang, Claire Dwyer, Peter Jackson

Drawing on examples from around the world and from a range of disciplinary perspectives, this volume seeks to expand our understanding of transnationalism by exerting our collective geographical imagination.

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The Siege of Londonderry in 1689, as Set Forth in the Literary Remains of Col. the REV. G. Walker, D.D., a True Account of the Siege. a Vindication of the True Account. a Letter on the Treachery of Lundy. Edited by the REV. P. Dwyer.
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The Siege of Londonderry in 1689, as Set Forth in the Literary Remains of Col. the REV. G. Walker, D.D., a True Account of the Siege. a Vindication of the True Account. a Letter on the Treachery of Lundy. Edited by the REV. P. Dwyer.

George D D Walker, Dr Philip Dwyer (University of Newcastle Australia)

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