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Forging Napoleon's Grande Armée : motivation, military culture, and masculinity in the French army, 1800-1808 / Michael J. Hughes.

Author/Creator:
Hughes, Michael J., 1972-
Publication:
New York : New York University Press, c2012.
Series:
Warfare and culture series
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 285 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
France. Armée. Grande Armée -- History.
France. Armée. Grande Armée -- Military life.
Soldiers -- Attitudes -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Masculinity -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Military morale -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Sociology, Military -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Military leadership.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815.
France -- History, Military -- 1789-1815.
Contents:
Introduction : military culture and motivation in the armies of Napoleon
From the coasts of the ocean to the snows of Poland : the grande Armée and Napoleonic military culture
Honneur, gloire, et patrie : honor in Napoleon's legions
Imperial virtue : the evolution of French patriotism
Napoleon's manhood : sex and martial masculinity in the French army
Clothing the new emperor : creating the cult of Napoleon
The emperor's grognards : the officer corps
Devoted soldiers and reluctant conquerors : the rank-and-file
Conclusion : vive l'empereur! : sustaining motivation in the armies of Napoleon, 1803-1808.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780814737484 (cl : alk. paper)
081473748X (cl : alk. paper)
9780814708279 (ebook)
0814708277 (ebook)
9780814724118 (ebook)
0814724116 (ebook)
OCLC:
764339537
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