Napoleon’s Shadow: The Impact of his Martial Philosophy By Michael G. Stroud The latter half of the eighteenth century into the early nineteenth, saw nationalist sentiments take hold throughout the world. These nationalist sentiments fermented into revolutions, that exploded from the British colonies in America in 1776, to that of the liberation of Venezuela by […]
Napoleon Bonaparte: A Reference Guide to His Life and Works Joshua Meeks Rowman and Littlefield (2020) Hardback, 255 pages, 15 maps I like to have well-stocked shelf of reference books to hand for my own research and writing. Although we live in the internet age where there is a plethora of online reference sites (The […]
How Napoleon used his Bulletins.
How Napoleon's experience prior to the Coup helped to make him a successful ruler.
This article examines the impact of the French Revolution and Napoleon on the development of the French educational system.
A look at whether Napoleon is fairly treated by modern historians.
Thumbing through the Napoleonic Wars: The Words of Napoleon and Others Who May Have Influenced His Methods
There has probably never been another person in history who has either more misquoted or have had more words put in his mouth than Napoleon I, Emperor of the French.
Forshufvud's theories about poisoning are still very much alive. This is a fascinating theory, but almost too fantastic to be true, and almost the only indication is the arsenic content in the hair...
Another piece of Napoleon's jewelry.
Napoleon's good luck charm.
A conversation between Napoleon and Miot de Melito.
A little known incident in the early days of Napoleon
A compilation of the numerous speeches given by Napoleon.
Contemporary descriptions of what Napoleon looked like.
The price of exile.
A look at the only the only house Napoleon owned as a private citizen.
A list of personal items found in Napoleon's carriage that was captured by the Prussians after Waterloo.
Napoléon undoubtedly had large quantities of arsenic in his body when he died. However, this does not necessarily mean that he was murdered. It could have been self-administered. And that does not necessarily mean suicide...
Memorial de Saint Helene: Journal of the Private Life and Conversations of the Emperor Napoleon at Saint Helena
Volume One of the classic set of memoirs.
Was Napoleon's performance at Leipzig on the genius level?
Napoleon was one of the greatest military minds in the history of warfare. He expanded the conquests of France from her revolutionary borders to that of an Empire that stretched from Spain to the steppes of Russia. Napoleon's genius lay not in the revolutionizing of warfare itself, but in the refinement of existing means...
More about Napoleon's medical status.
Comments about Ben Weider's book Assassination at St.Helena Revisited, published by Wiley, 1995.
Napoleon faced death more often than most realized.
Napoléon Bonaparte was and still is one of France's most revered heroes. Though born a Corsican in 1769, Napoléon journeyed to France for schooling at the age of nine...