The Revolutionary Period in Europe (1763-1815)

The Revolutionary Period in Europe (1763-1815)

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The Revolutionary Period in Europe (1763-1815)

The Revolutionary Period in Europe (1763-1815)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I THE PEOPLE AND THE OLD RÉGIME 3

II GOVERNMENT IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY 19

III CURRENTS OF PUBLIC OPINION 33

IV THE WORK OF THE BENEVOLENT DESPOTS 48

V THE FRENCH MONARCHY AS A BENEVOLENT DESPOTISM 62

VI THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION 76

VII THE FALL OF THE OLD RÉGIME IN FRANCE 88

VIII REVOLUTIONARY REORGANIZATION 107

IX THE FINANCES AND THE CHURCH 125

X THE MENACE OF CIVIL WAR 137

XI THE REVOLUTION AND EUROPE 150

XII THE WAR AND THE MONARCHY 169

XIII THE REIGN OF FORCE 194

XIV THE ATTEMPT TO ORGANIZE TIlE REPUBLIC 218

XV IMPERIALISM AND BANKRUPTCY 232

XVI THE FRENCH REPUBLIC AS A GREAT POWER 248

XVII A BENEFICENT DICTATORSHIP 267

XVIII BEGINNINGS OF REVOLUTION IN GERMANY 286

XIX FROM CONSULATE TO EMPIRE 301

XX THE NEW CHARLEMAGNE 317

XXI THE CONTINENTAL SYSTEM 340

XXII THE REORGANIZATION OF PRUSSIA 367

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XXIII THE SCOPE OF REFORM IN EUROPE 383

XXIV THE FRENCH EMPIRE AT ITS HEIGHT 400

XXV THE LAST GREAT VENTURE 414

XXVI THE COLLAPSE OF THE NAPOLEONIC EMPIRE 429

XXVII THE RESTORATION IN FRANCE AND IN EUROPE 446

NOTES ON BOOKS 467

INDEX 485

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