Logo_BnF_GallicaThe fruit of a partnership between French National Library, the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, and the Fondation Napoléon, which marries the digital experience of the BNF with the historical expertise of the Fondation Napoléon, these thematic online bibliographies are composed using works available on the website Gallica.

Most recent updates:

The Duruy Law for Primary Education, 1867 (March 2017)
Germaine de Staël, 1766-1817 (January 2017)
Second Empire: “grisette”, “demi-mondaines”, “cocottes” … ‘November 2016)
The 1848 Presidential Election (October 2016)
1866: Première of the opera “La vie parisienne” by Jacques Offenbach (September 2016)


First Empire