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"The Song of the End": The Whole World Now Chases Him

Ilustration of globe rolling after Napoleon

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Where Napoleon was once the conqueror, the world now avenges itself. This sense of reversal, felt widely outside of France, characterized a number of the caricatures of Napoleon, and indeed of the entire Revolution.

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

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""The Song of the End": The Whole World Now Chases Him," in World History Commons, https://worldhistorycommons.org/song-end-whole-world-now-chases-him [accessed December 1, 2021]