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In 1806 Napoleon launched an economic war against England with the so-called
Continental System, which was designed to deny her access to ... However, after
the Treaty of Tilsit things began to change as Russia joined the system.
Although they had had an apparently cordial meeting at Erfurt the failure to
achieve a marriage alliance was symptomatic of a certain deterioration.
Alexander's adherence to the Continental System had not been popular at home,
and there ...
In December 1810 Alexander left the Continental System, and the following
August Napoleon decided that war was inevitable. As he saw it defeat of Russia
would bring the whole of Europe under his control and ensure the success of the
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This is such a cute little book. Consists of an introduction to Napoleon, followed by a translation of his will. The book is formatted very well; a photocopy of each page of the actual will is ... Read full review