Napoleon III: ‘Hero’ or ‘Grotesque Mediocrity’? Roger Price examines the career of Louis-Napoleon, the nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte, and his position in French historiography. Roger Price | Published in History Review Issue 45 March 2003 To continue reading this article you will need to purchase access to the online archive. Buy Online Access Buy Print & Archive Subscription If you have already purchased access, or are a print & archive subscriber, please ensure you are logged in. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any problems.