Faculty Seminar Advisor

Patricia Goldsworthy-Bishop

Department

History

Document Type

Paper

Publication Date

2015

Abstract

An examination of the failures of Napoleon's Navy. Using primary and secondary examination, this paper answers the question of why Napoleon's Navy was such a spectacular failure during the Napoleonic Wars. The paper contends that the French Revolution destroyed the experienced admiralty and thereby doomed the French Navy to failure.

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