Kings, Clients and Satellites in the Napoleonic Imperium

  title={Kings, Clients and Satellites in the Napoleonic Imperium},
  author={Frederick C. Schneid},
  journal={Journal of Strategic Studies},
  pages={571 - 604}
  • Frederick C. Schneid
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Strategic Studies
  • Abstract Napoleon shaped his Empire with the expansion of dynastic possessions, the cultivation of princely clientele and the establishment of satellite and allied states. He built his imperium on the foundation of historic French relationships. This expansion began with the Revolutionary Republic and achieved its fullest extent under the Empire. Expansion was not pursued as a universal principle, but instead, each state became a part of a grand strategic objective related to respective enemies… CONTINUE READING