INS: Journal Of Napoleonic Scholarship 1997



David Chandler served fourteen years as Head of the Department of War Studies at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He has written numerous books and countless articles on Napoleonic history. Perhaps his best known book is his landmark The Campaigns of Napoleon, widely considered to be one of the most important books in the field. A scholar of extreme merit, Chandler is one of only three to receive a military history D. Litt. from Oxford since Sir Charles Oman early in this century.


John Clubbe teaches English at the University of Kentucky, and has published numerous articles on Byron, two short books, and the standard interpretive bibliographical study. He has chaired the American Byron Society since l975 and since l986 has served as Joint President of the International Byron Society.


Kyle Eidahl is Associate Processor of History at Florida A & M University in Tallahassee. He has published several articles, including two on the subject of Marshal Oudinot, about whom he is currently writing a biography. Eidahl is co-editor of the Consortium on Revolutionary Europe: Select Papers


John Gallaher is a professor of history at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. In addition to numerous papers on Napoleonic subjects, he has written books on Davout, the Revolution of 1848, and the Irish Legion. His most recent book is on General Alexandre Dumas.


Don Horward is Director of the Institute on Napoleon and the French Revolution at Florida State University. He has written eight books and many papers on Napoleonic history. Horward has participated in numerous conferences world-wide, and has organized four conferences of the Consortium on Revolutionary Europe. He created the French Revolution-Napoleon Collection at FSU, which now includes some 15,000 titles. Professor Horward is an Officer, Ordres des Palmes Académique, an order established by Napoleon in 1808 for contributions to historical studies and the sciences.


J. David Markham is editor-in-chief of Napoleonic Scholarship, and the Napoleonic Alliance's Gazette, as well as contributing editor to Napoleon Magazine. He has served as vice-president of the Napoleonic Society of America, and editor of their Bulletin and Proceedings. Eleven publications in America and Europe have featured his work, and he wrote two chapters in the recently released book Napoleon: The Final Verdict. He has several other book projects pending.


Greg Troubetzkoy has been a student of Napoleonic history since 1969, and has published numerous articles. He cooperated closely with INS President Ben Weider and provided authentic hairs of Napoleon for testing. A native Russian speaker, Troubetzkoy has been actively translating important Russian documents which have until now been unavailable to the vast majority of western researchers.


Ben Weider is President of the International Napoleonic Society, which he founded. His research on the final days of Napoleon, presented most recently in his book Assassination at St. Helena Revisited, has presented strong evidence that Napoleon was poisoned while in exile. Weider, who is a former Nobel Peace Prize nominee, has provided generous financial support for a number of Napoleonic activities and scholarships, including the funding of the INS.

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