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Author Hughes, Michael J., 1972-

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

Imprint New York : New York University Press, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 285 p. : ill.
Series Warfare and culture series
Warfare and culture series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Military leadership.
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.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815.
France -- History, Military -- 1789-1815.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780814737484 (cl alk. paper)
9780814708279 (e-book)

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