16: Temeraire – Show Notes

DSRA

First Segment

  • A Brief History of Napoleon Bonaparte
    • Educated at the Royal Military Academy
    • Rapid rise through the ranks
    • Seizure of power in 1799
    • Crowned himself emperor in 1804
  • Before the Code Napoleon
    • Absence of national law
  • Development of the Code
  • Release in Three Volumes
    • ‘Of Persons’
    • ‘Of Property and the Different Modifications of Property’
    • ‘Of the Different Modes of Acquiring Property’
  • Significance at the Time
    • Rights of French citizens
    • Aristocracy before and after the French Revolution
  • Lasting Legacy
    • Adoption across the world

Second Segment

  •  Napoleonic Alternate History
    • Napoleon and the Conquest of the World: 1812-1836 by Louis-Napoléon Geoffroy-Château
  • Naomi Novik
    • Education
      • Brown University
      • Columbia University
    • Videogame Work
      • Neverwinter Nights: Shadows of Undrentide
    • Fan Fiction
      • Star Trek: The Next Generation FanFiction
    • First Novel
      • His Majesty’s Dragon (2006)
  • Writing Process
  • Influences and Inspirations
    • Jane Austen
    • Patrick O’Brian
      • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World            
    • Napoleonic history
    • FanFiction/Fan Works
      • Organization for Transformative Works
  • Sales and Screen Rights
    • Peter Jackson
  • Stand Alone Novel, Uprooted

Third Segment

  • The Integration of Dragons into War, Culture, and World history
  • The Influence of Videogame Storytelling
  • The Growth of the Series Over Time
  • Napoleon in Popular Culture