Emperor Napoleon

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A military historian at LSU Shreveport is out with his third volume in an ongoing anthology of Russian memoirs that are part of the “Eyewitness Accounts” series.

Alexander Mikaberidze read more than 4,200 pages of Russian diaries, memoirs and reports about Napoleonic Wars involving Russia for his latest effort.

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Commentator Gary Joiner shares the historical origins of the term "A Waterloo Moment" and why it's history matters.

Commentator Gary Joiner mixes in some chemistry this week with his piece on the deadly consequences of arsenic through history.