Napoleon: Shadows & Gardens

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This lecture will explore Napoleon‘s life through his interactions with the natural world and a series of gardens that were important to him during the rise and fall of his power. 

The point of doing this is to approach his life from oblique angles, exploring material that is often overlooked. It is also a way of evoking the dramatic trajectory of his life.

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This event was on Thu, 06 May 2021


Dr Ruth Scurr

Ruth is a British writer, historian and literary critic. She is a Fellow of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge.

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