Monthly Archives: August 2010

Italian Unification

I’m pleased to say that I’ve been writing a master script for a podcast to appear here in September (2010). I’ve written-up events until Cavour’s work as Prime Minister of Piedmont in the 1850s (having got bogged down in the … Continue reading

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What was so scary about Napoleon?

The spelling in this video is dreadful, but it gives you a good idea as to why the ghost of Napoleon often seems to haunt the powers of Europe after 1815

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