The Collapse of the Second Coalition

@article{Schroeder1987TheCO,
  title={The Collapse of the Second Coalition},
  author={Paul W. Schroeder},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  year={1987},
  volume={59},
  pages={244 - 290}
}
  • Paul W. Schroeder
  • Published 1 June 1987
  • History, Political Science
  • The Journal of Modern History
Traditionally, the history of the Second Coalition has served to show why anti-French coalitions repeatedly failed in the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars: members of the coalitions put their individual interests ahead of the common cause of military victory. Although the problem of political disunity also threatened the final coalition in 1813-14, this time the allies supposedly learned from previous disasters that they must remain united in quest of victory. This essay proposes to stand the… 
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Grenville's letters to Minto
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