William Nester is a professor at the Department of Government and Politics, St. John's University, New York. He is the award-winning author of thirty-seven books on history and politics, including George Rogers Clark: 'I Glory in War' and Titan: The Art of British Power in the Age of Revolution and Napoleon.
No one in history has provoked more controversy than Napoleon Bonaparte. Was he an enlightened ruler or brutal tyrant? Was he an insatiable warmonger or a defender of France against the aggression of the other great powers? Was he kind or cruel, farsighte...[SEE MORE]