France is occupied by more than 1 million foreign soldiers, mobs seek blood and vengeance, and Louis struggles to reestablish his reign.
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An introduction to Paris during the Bourbon Restoration, a city of intense contradictions, of supreme wealth and extreme poverty living side-by-side, of palaces, restaurants, farms and apartments.
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Retelling Napoleon's famous Hundred Days, but in the format of Simpsons GIFs.
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A geographic tour of France in 1815, with lots of maps!
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Napoleon returns, Louis flees, and the future of France is settled on the field of Waterloo.
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The Siècle begins in the year 1814. Napoléon has abdicated, and the Bourbons are back in charge of France. Here's how they screw it up, the first scene in our century-long saga of a country at war with itself.
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What exactly is The Siècle? An introduction to the project.