© 2011

From Valmy to Waterloo

France at War, 1792–1815


Part of the War, Culture and Society, 1750–1850 book series (WCS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Marie-Cécile Thoral
    Pages 1-12
  3. Marie-Cécile Thoral
    Pages 13-44
  4. Marie-Cécile Thoral
    Pages 45-71
  5. Marie-Cécile Thoral
    Pages 72-98
  6. Marie-Cécile Thoral
    Pages 99-120
  7. Marie-Cécile Thoral
    Pages 121-146
  8. Marie-Cécile Thoral
    Pages 147-174
  9. Marie-Cécile Thoral
    Pages 175-208
  10. Marie-Cécile Thoral
    Pages 209-217
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 218-254

About this book


Drawing on a wide range of primary sources, this book investigates the everyday human experience of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars by French military and civilians, the impact of these wars on the French nation and society, and the rise of a new kind of war in the West at the turn of the nineteenth century.


France individual Napoleon nation revolution

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Modern European HistorySheffield Hallam UniversityUK

About the authors

MARIE-CECILE THORAL is Senior Lecturer in Modern International and European History at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. Previously she taught at Coventry University and held a post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Modern History at the University of York from 2006 to 2008, in the research project 'Nation, Borders, Identities: The Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars in European Memories,' funded by the AHRC.

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