What happened in France after the death of Napoleon Bonaparte?


By Sunil Kumar Throughout the 16th to 18th centuries; France was a rich Catholic monarchy known for its aristocratic excesses and debauched lifestyle throughout Europe. In a recent book; “The Age of Anger”; the author Pankaj Mishra talks about the …

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Why couldn’t the French maintain control over their colonies like the British?


By Sunil Kumar Possible reason according to me: turmoil in France compared to relative stability in Britain. In 1789; France had a bloody revolution when most of their royals lost their heads; i.e were guillotined. After that France saw the …

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