Napoleon and British Song, 1797–1822

  • Oskar Cox Jensen

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Oskar Cox Jensen
    Pages 1-14
  3. Oskar Cox Jensen
    Pages 134-162
  4. Oskar Cox Jensen
    Pages 163-164
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 165-261

About this book


This study offers a radical reassessment of a crucial period of political and cultural history. By looking at some 400 songs, many of which are made available to hear, and at their writers, singers, and audiences, it questions both our relationship with song, and ordinary Britons' relationship with Napoleon, the war, and the idea of Britain itself.


Napoleon Napoleonic Wars French Revolution popular song propaganda cultural history revolution

Authors and affiliations

  • Oskar Cox Jensen
    • 1
  1. 1.King’s College LondonUK

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