Visions of Europe in the Napoleonic Era
By Robert Steuckers, Translation by Alexander Jacob
Visions of Europe in the Napoleonic Era, excerpt from Chapter 2 of The European Enterprise: Geopolitical Essays
- • A space of “civilisation” and “good taste”.
• A civilisation marked by decline and maladaptation (due
to rising industrialisation).
• A civilisation where reason is in decline.
• A civilisation marked by Gallomania and destabilised by
the national reactions to this omnipresent Gallomania.