58 min

Mexico’s ill-fated Austrian emperor History Extra podcast

    • History

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

Edward Shawcross speaks to Elinor Evans about a little-known and disastrous attempt to install a Habsburg archduke, Ferdinand Maximilian, as emperor of Mexico in the mid-19th century, at a time when the US Civil War was raging.

(Ad) Edward Shawcross is the author of The Last Emperor of Mexico: A Disaster in the New World (Faber & Faber, 2021). Buy it now from Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Last-Emperor-Mexico-Dramatic-Habsburg/dp/1541674197/?tag=bbchistory045-21&ascsubtag=historyextra-social-histboty

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Edward Shawcross speaks to Elinor Evans about a little-known and disastrous attempt to install a Habsburg archduke, Ferdinand Maximilian, as emperor of Mexico in the mid-19th century, at a time when the US Civil War was raging.

(Ad) Edward Shawcross is the author of The Last Emperor of Mexico: A Disaster in the New World (Faber & Faber, 2021). Buy it now from Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Last-Emperor-Mexico-Dramatic-Habsburg/dp/1541674197/?tag=bbchistory045-21&ascsubtag=historyextra-social-histboty

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

58 min

Top Podcasts In History

Pushkin Industries
Goalhanger Podcasts
NOISER
NOISER
Wondery
Immediate Media

More by Immediate Media

Immediate Media
Immediate Media
Immediate Media
Immediate Media
Immediate Media
Immediate media