The beginning of August saw the publication of This Dark Business, an analysis of the early stages of the Secret War against Napoleon. I am quite proud of this book which has been very favourably reviewed by Andrew Roberts in the Sunday Times.
The American theme continued with a one-day conference at Versailles to accompany the exhibition Versailles et l'Indépendence Américaine. I had made small contributions to the catalogue on the theme of propaganda and was asked to speak on the image of the French and Americans in
I would like to thank all those involved and especially the organizers for an absolutely fascinating few days at the Lewis Walpole Library in Farmington, Connecticut. I was invited for a very interesting and lively study day devoted to James Gillray, followed by seminars led
Thanks to all who helped set up and attended what for me was a most enjoyable discussion of the work of Henry William Bunbury at Moyse's Hall in Bury St Edmunds. I thoroughly recommend the little exhibition on this likable local and international figure that