Napoleon Bonaparte with Louis Sarkozy

Aspects of History | 10 February 2024 | 0h 56m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Louis Sarkozy about his book Napoleon’s Library: The Emperor, His Books and Their Influence on the Napoleonic Era. Discusses his image in France, Russia, Prussia and England; attempts to cancel him; and his love of reading and the influence the books he read had on him.

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The Vietnam War: The My Lai Massacre with Marshall Poe

Aspects of History | 9 December 2023 | 1h 10m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Marshall Poe about his book The Reality of the My Lai Massacre. Discusses the build-up, the massacre of Vietnamese civilians by US troops in the village of My Lai, the events of that day, the cover-up, and why it happened.

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The British Empire with Matthew Parker

Aspects of History | 7 August 2023 | 0h 42m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Matthew Parker about his book One Fine Day: Britain’s Empire on the Brink. Examines the British Empire at the peak of its territorial extent in 1923 – considering the colonists, the colonised, and the factors that lead to the unwinding of empire.

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