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Napoleon's troublesome Americans [electronic resource] : Franco-American relations, 1804-1815 / Peter P. Hill.

By: Hill, Peter P, 1926-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Dulles, Va. : Potomac Books, c2005Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 289 p.).ISBN: 9781435610330 (electronic bk.); 1435610334 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): United States -- Foreign relations -- France | France -- Foreign relations -- United States | Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 | Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 | Madison, James, 1751-1836 | United States -- Foreign relations -- 1801-1815 | France -- Foreign relations -- 1792-1815 | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- International | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- General | Napoleon Frankreich, Kaiser, I | Jefferson, Thomas | Madison, James | Au�enpolitik | Frankreich | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Napoleon's troublesome Americans.DDC classification: 327.73044/09/034 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
John Armstrong's unpromising beginning -- Napoleon quashes the Florida "job" -- The cycle of depredation begins, 1806-07 -- Napoleon takes exception to Jefferson's embargo -- Captured ships and stranded seamen: Napoleon reacts to the embargo -- Increasing tensions, 1809 -- Napoleon shifts the diplomatic initiative to London -- Fleeting hopes for conciliation, 1809-10 -- Both sides charge bad faith -- Napoleon toys with Macon's bill -- Madison bets on the Cadore letter -- Russell struggles, Napoleon cavils -- Serurier Parries complaints and rejoices at Foster's undoing -- Madison prepares a French initiative as British relations worsen -- Joel Barlow, undaunted optimist -- Barlow falters, London retreats -- Co-belligerency and a diplomatic breakthrough -- Serurier frets: will congress declare war on both belligerents? -- Barlow goes to Vilna as the Russian campaign collapses -- Serurier reports on wartime Washington: from Paris a long silence -- Serurier chagrined as Madison looks for peace -- End of an era: the Crawford mission -- Napoleon's case against Americans: summarizing the evidence.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-280) and index.

John Armstrong's unpromising beginning -- Napoleon quashes the Florida "job" -- The cycle of depredation begins, 1806-07 -- Napoleon takes exception to Jefferson's embargo -- Captured ships and stranded seamen: Napoleon reacts to the embargo -- Increasing tensions, 1809 -- Napoleon shifts the diplomatic initiative to London -- Fleeting hopes for conciliation, 1809-10 -- Both sides charge bad faith -- Napoleon toys with Macon's bill -- Madison bets on the Cadore letter -- Russell struggles, Napoleon cavils -- Serurier Parries complaints and rejoices at Foster's undoing -- Madison prepares a French initiative as British relations worsen -- Joel Barlow, undaunted optimist -- Barlow falters, London retreats -- Co-belligerency and a diplomatic breakthrough -- Serurier frets: will congress declare war on both belligerents? -- Barlow goes to Vilna as the Russian campaign collapses -- Serurier reports on wartime Washington: from Paris a long silence -- Serurier chagrined as Madison looks for peace -- End of an era: the Crawford mission -- Napoleon's case against Americans: summarizing the evidence.

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