The Bourbon Army and Its Financement
Competition in this period initiated frequent and long wars, and such wars compelled governments to increase their armies’ manpower. This, in turn, created a challenge to traditional financial systems to which early modern statesmen responded with various methods.
The French Revolution and Rise of Napoleon Part 2: Foundation of an Empire
Napoleon rearranged his plans after his return to France and decided to struggle for a decent status in the French society. This change of plan reshaped flow of the history.
The French Revolution and Rise of Napoleon Part 1: Struggle for Corsica
Like many of his contemporaries, his fate swayed dangerously between a glorious rise and utter destruction during the revolution but, unlike Robespierre, Danton and Brissot, his luck did not let him down and he managed to find his way in the chaotic atmosphere of the revolution.