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5/5 Mark Adkin discusses being a military historian in the footsteps of Napoleon.
4/5 Kirsteen McCue discusses singing and interpreting James Hogg's Scottish Napoleonic songs.
3/5 Writer Adam Nicolson recalls when as a teenager his father wrote about Napoleon and 1812.
2/5 Writer Andrea Stuart celebrates Napoleon's first wife, Josephine de Beauharnais.
1/5 Julia Blackburn looks for the ghost of Napoleon on St Helena, where he died in exile.