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Life Under Napoleon: A Social History

Life Under Napoleon: A Social History

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The civil reforms enacted by Napoleon Bonaparte forcibly reshaped the daily life of a continent. Filmed exclusively from the point of view of the people Napoleon ruled, this two-part series seeks to understand what life was like in Europe between 1799 and 1815. Realistically dramatized accounts based on primary sources such as diaries, letters, reports, and court documents give a voice to people from all levels of society who alternately felt Napoleon’s influence.

Life Under Napoleon: A Social History
Episode 1
52 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Life Under Napoleon: A Social History
Episode 2
52 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12