An international scholarly online history journal on First and Second Empire subjects: articles, bibliographies, book reviews, in english and in french
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Magazine and News is a place where, every day, we bring you not only what’s going on in the Napoleonic world and interviews with those leading Napoleonic history today, but we also offer you Napoleonic pastimes, entertainments, and even recipes. Enjoy!

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Quiz : The major reforms of the Consulate and the Empire (August 2010)
Bon appetit! : Turkey in the form of a turtle
Fashion : Women's underwear during the First Empire
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Magazine of Napoleonic history, recent books, what's on of talks, exhibitions, interviews, films, museum addresses, Napoleonic sites.
 
 
 
 
Notre Dame cathedral, Paris, during the coronation of Napoleon Ist (1804): Napolonic videos and digital models

Audio-visual

Get inside Napoleonic history! Take a look at our videos and animations.

Napoleon's signature: send a Napoleonic E-card!

E-postcards

Birthdays, anniversaries, congratulations, even Christmas… The e-postcard for every occasion!

Napoleon studying a map, stretched out on the floor: try one of our jigsaws!

Jigsaws

Have a Napoleonic coffee break and try a jigsaw…

Bonaparte and the Sphinx: test your knowledge with our Napoleonic quizzes

Quizzes

How much do you know?

 
 

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Magazine on the history of the First and Second Empires
NAPOLEONIC DELIGHTS
Masked ball during the First Empire, illustrating the Napoleonic delights of literature, theatre and poetry, music, fashion and cooking

Napoleonic literature
Extracts from novels, poems and plays

Words and music
Download music scores from the two empires

Bon appetit!
Have fun with your own period cooking

Fashion
How did they dress in those days?

Period glossary
Famous quotations, words and expressions from the time of the two French Empires!

ITINERARIES AND VISITS

Napoleonic tours for you to dip into

CINEMA

A Napoleonic filmography: First Empire

A Napoleonic filmography: Second Empire

PLACES, MUSEUMS AND MONUMENTS

Files on more than one hundred Napoleonic sites both in France and elsewhere

THE NAPOLEONIC DIRECTORY

Looking for a library, a museum, or a specialist bookshop? Try here!

EXTERNAL WEB LINKS

A selection of websites related to First and Second Empire matters

 
Napoleonic news: recent books, what's on, interviews, press review: keep up to date with the Napoleonic world!
  •  What’s on
    Exhibition, shows, re-enactments: what’s on in the Napoleonic world today
  •  Press review
    Recent articles published elsewhere on First and Second Empire themes
  •  Interviews
    Special napoleon.org interviews with figures from the Napoleonic world…

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The Special Dossiers

26 December 1999: Empire ravaged by storm

Anti-Napoleon

The Suez isthmus

The great manoeuvres

 

 

The General Correspondence of Napoleon Bonaparte

The Fondation’s publications

The Masterpieces of the Fondation Napoléon's Collection

 

Kids' corner. Napoleonic history for kids and youngsters Learn and Play! Games, quizzes, articles and animated timelines all related to the two empires.

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