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Napoleon III and the Second Empire

1st Edition

By Roger D. Price


90 pages

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In Napoleon III and the Second Empire, Roger D. Price considers the mid-century crisis which provided Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte with the opportunity to gain elective office as President. The author outlines the objectives of Napoleon III and provides:

* A historiographical review of the ruler and his regime

* Details of changing historical attitudes to the period

* A survey of Napoleon III's economic, social and political impact

* An outline of the man's reign and his achievements


'This is a welcome addition to an invaluable series for students. It maintains the high standard of lucid synthesis of recent scholarship which one has come to expect from Lancaster Pamphlets.' - History Review

'This concise summary will be a basic text for students, and readers will be grateful to the author for taking on this volume which Ralph Gibson was planning to write before his untimely death.' - History Review

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Lancaster Pamphlets provide a concise and up-to-date analysis of major historical topics covered by both the main A-Level syllabuses and by introductory courses in higher education. Lancaster Pamphlets is a series initiated and edited by the history department at Lancaster University.
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