Ep. 17: Alexander Mikaberidze on Napoleon
School of War • Feb 15, 2022
Alexander Mikaberidze, Professor of History and the Ruth Herring Noel Endowed Chair at Louisiana State University-Shreveport, joins the show to discuss the Napoleonic Wars.
- 01:12 - Introduction
- 07:38 - How did European attitudes toward Napoleon change over his life?
- 13:34 - Nuances of nationalist sentiment Napoleon inspired
- 15:13 - Napoleonic wars, French hegemony, and geopolitics
- 20:23 - Napoleon's youth and the French Revolution
- 24:49 - Napoleon's early campaigns and his rise to power
- 29:16 - What is the Napoleonic way of war?
- 33:43 - What is Combined Arms and what are its advantages?
- 37:42 - What is the Eastern Question to Napoleon?
- 45:55 - How did Napoleon think about the Western Hemisphere?
- 53:46 - What remains of Napoleon's legacy after the Congress of Vienna?