Book Discussion on The Battle of the Berezina

Alexander Mikaberidze talked about his book The Battle of the Berezina: Napoleon’s Great Escape about Napoleon’s escape from… read more

Alexander Mikaberidze talked about his book The Battle of the Berezina: Napoleon’s Great Escape about Napoleon’s escape from the Russian Army in November 1812. This is the first detailed treatment of the battle. Using newly accessible archival materials Professor Mikaberidze challenges some conceptions of Napoleon’s legacy.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Shreveport, Louisiana, on February 6-9 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Mikaberidze, Alexander Assistant Professor Louisiana State University in Shreveport->Department of History and Social Sciences

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Book Discussion on The Battle of the Berezina

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Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Mar 3, 2012
Last Aired:
Mar 5, 2012

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  • Mar 03, 2012 | 12:44pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 03, 2012 | 2:49pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Mar 04, 2012 | 3:50pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 2012 | 6:20am EST | C-SPAN 2
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