Posts Tagged: Napoleon
On the bicentennial of the Battle of Waterloo, Andrew Roberts argues that we’d all be better off with a little more Napoleon:
A vast amount of literature has explored why Napoleon fought such an unimaginative, error-prone battle at Waterloo. Hundreds of thousands of historians have pored over the questions of why he attacked when, where and how he attacked.
I hadn’t expected the San Francisco outpost of the world’s first epigenetic human cloning agency to be so, well, pretty. Five mirrors line Modernism Gallery’s white walls, each overlaid with a rendering of a formidable figure from centuries past....more