Napoleons incendiary legacy divides France 200 years on

#UKBlogNewsServiceintheUnitedKingdom #uklive #uknews #ukreports Napoleon’s incendiary legacy divides France 200 years on: Dictatorship and slavery taint the Napoleonic reforms that shaped modern France.

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“As with any historical figure, some parts are darker than others,” said deputy mayor Philippe Bécade. “If you take just one element, it’s very easy to condemn anyone. Today we’re in a dictatorship of the politically correct, and I’m among those who want to fight it.”

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