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Want to listen: podcast on the Napoleonic Wars

Bookmarked 33: Alexander Mikaberidze – Napoleon, War, Progress, and Global Order by Dwarkesh Patel (The Lunar Society)

Listen now (83 min) | Alexander Mikaberidze is Professor of History at Louisiana State University and the author of The Napoleonic Wars: A Global History. He explains the global ramifications of the Napoleonic Wars – from India to Egypt to America. He also talks about how Napoleon was the last of the enlightened despots, whether he would have made a good startup founder, how the Napoleonic Wars accelerated the industrial revolution, the roots of the war in Ukraine, and much more!

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