Black's History Week


Napoleon's shifting reputation

Ep. 37

In this edition of Black's History Week, Professor Jeremy Black, author of Waterloo and France: A Short History, talks to The Critic's deputy editor, Graham Stewart, about the shifting reputation of Napoleon Bonaparte.

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Image: Equestrian portrait of Napoleon I, 1810, by Joseph Chabord (1786-1848), oil on canvas. Napoleonic era, France, 19th century. (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)

Music: Radetzky March by Human Symphony Orchestra (

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