The Language Question under Napoleon

@inproceedings{McCain2017TheLQ,
  title={The Language Question under Napoleon},
  author={Stewart McCain},
  year={2017}
}
This book offers a new perspective on the cultural politics of the Napoleonic Empire by exploring the issue of language within four pivotal institutions - the school, the army, the courtroom and the church. Based on wide-ranging research in archival and published sources, Stewart McCain demonstrates that the Napoleonic State was in reality fractured by disagreements over how best to govern a population characterized by enormous linguistic diversity. Napoleonic officials were not simply cultural… 
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