Napoleon at Peace: How to End a Revolution (Guest: William Doyle)

Published July 26, 2023
Heartland’s Tim Benson is joined by William Doyle, professor emeritus of history and a senior research fellow at the University of Bristol, to discuss his book, Napoleon at Peace: How to End a Revolution. They chat about how Napoleon ended the French Revolution by winning peace on the battlefield, repairing relations with the Catholic Church, and making himself monarch. This also discuss Bonaparte’s attempts to restore France’s colonial empire. 

Show Notes:

The Critic: Ruth Scurr – “The regal rise of le petit caporal”
Engelsberg Ideas: Katherine Bayford – “Napoleon: the revolutionary who made himself an emperor”
Literary Review: John Adamson – “His Majesty the First Consul”