Black Spartacus ft. Sudhir Hazareesingh

Aufhebunga Bunga | 8 December 2020 | 1h 07m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Sudhir Hazareesingh about his book Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture (which won The Wolfson History Prize 2021). Discusses the life of the Haitian revolutionary leader Toussaint L’Ouverture; the Haitian Revolution; Atlantic history; revolution in general; and revolutionary leadership.

Napoleon

Start the Week | 20 October 2014 | 0h 41m | Listen Later  | iTunes
Discusses Napoleon’s impact during his lifetime, in France and across Europe and how much of this remains today. Andrew Roberts examines the man in his biography, Jenny Uglow explores living in Britain through Napoleon’s Wars, 1793-1815, Sudhir Hazareesingh looks at his legend, while musicologist Gavin Plumley focuses on Schubert in Vienna in the aftermath of Napoleon.