Taking on the Great Powers
Lecture no. 40 from the course: Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon
Taught by Professor Suzanne M. Desan | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
While Napoleon’s ambitions in the Americas had been thwarted, he was ready in 1805 to take on the great powers of Europe. Go inside the Grande Armée and learn about Napoleon’s corps system. Then take a look at several key battles, including Trafalgar at sea and the Battle of Austerlitz.