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The Great Heroism of the Nineteenth Century

Caricature of Napoleon talking to a crowd of mice


As in other caricatures, foreigners tried to humiliate Napoleon, once again using mice to represent those who would now attend him.

This source is a part of the The Napoleonic Experience teaching module.

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"The Great Heroism of the Nineteenth Century," in World History Commons, [accessed January 20, 2022]