The Germans are hydrophobes: Germany and the Germans in the Shaping of French identity

Rapport, M. (2009) The Germans are hydrophobes: Germany and the Germans in the Shaping of French identity. In: Forrest, A.I. and Wilson, P.H. (eds.) The Bee and the Eagle: Napoleonic France and the End of the Holy Roman Empire, 1806. Series: War, culture and society, 1750-1850. Palgrave MacMillan: Basingstoke, UK, pp. 234-255. ISBN 9780230008939

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Abstract

Based on material from the Archives Nationales in Paris (particularly the diplomatic papers of the French executive government and the reports of its various agents 'on the ground' in Germany, this article explore the ways in which French views of Germany and the Germans both reflected and shaped French national identity during the Revolution and the Napoleonic Empire.

Item Type:Book Sections
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Rapport, Dr Michael
Authors: Rapport, M.
Subjects:D History General and Old World > DC France
D History General and Old World > DD Germany
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > History
Publisher:Palgrave MacMillan
ISBN:9780230008939

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