Science, Education and Napoleon I

  title={Science, Education and Napoleon I},
  author={L. Williams},
  pages={369 - 382}
T HE Napoleonic coup d'etat of i8 brumaire an VIII (9 November I799) was hailed in France as signifying the end of the revolutionary turmoil which had racked the country for a decade. Disappointed in their dreams of true liberty, assailed on all sides by the forces of reaction, suffering from a severe inflation together with the inefficiency and corruption of new institutions and inexperienced administrators, the French people with few exceptions saw in Napoleon the man who could cure the ills… Expand
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