It's Bastille Day weekend so we make a return to France for today's topic. In the third installment of our Revolutionary France series, we'll talk about the scandals, intrigues, and tragedies of Napoleon and his inner circle.
Podcasters: Christine and Nathan
Diana Reid Haig. The Letters of Napoleon and Josephine. Ravenhall Books, 2005.
Henry Foljambe Hall. Napoleon's Letters to Josephine, 1796-1812. J.M. Dent & Co., 1901 (archive.org)
Andrea Stuart. The Rose of Martinique: A Life of Napoleon's Josephine. Grove Press, 2007.
Harold T. Parker. “The Formation of Napoleon’s Personality: An Exploratory Essay.” French Historical Studies, 7:1 (Spring 1971). pp. 6-26.
Laure Junot Abrantès. At the Court of Napoleon: Memoirs of the Duchesse d’Abrantès. Ed. Olivier Bernier. Doubleday, 1992.
Napoleon, Part II: Life in Napoleonic Society
This episode is part of our Revolutionary France Series.
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com)