Episode 170: Napoleonic Wars
Guest: Alexander Mikaberidze
Sunday, November 5, 2023
This week on History Happy Hour: From 1792-1815, Europe was consumed by the Napoleonic Wars. But their impact reverberated around the world, altering the political and military landscape on six continents.
To explore this global story, Chris and Rick welcome Alexander Mikaberidze, author of The Napoleonic Wars: A Global History. Why the Napoleonic Wars may have been the most important thing to have taken place between the Reformation and World War I.
Alexander Mikaberidze is a lawyer, author and historian who specializes in Napoleonic Studies. Originally from the country of Georgia, he is now a professor at Louisiana State University in Shreveport. He is the author, editor, and translator of over two dozen books. His most recent book, Kutuzov: A Life in War and Peace, published by Oxford University Press in 2022, won the Society for Military History's Distinguished Book Award in 2023.