Revisiting Prussia's Wars against Napoleon: History, Culture, and Memory

  title={Revisiting Prussia's Wars against Napoleon: History, Culture, and Memory},
  author={Karen Hagemann and Pamela E. Selwyn},
Prelude: war, culture and memory Introduction: revisiting the wars against Napoleon Part I. A History of Defeat, Crisis and Victory: 1. The defeat of 1806 and its aftermath 2. Reform and revenge: political responses 3. Liberation and restoration: the wars of 1813-15 and their legacy Conclusion Part II. Discourses on the Nation, War and Gender: 4. Mobilizing public opinion: propaganda, media and war 5. Defining the nation: belonging and exclusion 6. Debating war: the military, warfare and… 
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