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Russia Against Napoleon: The True Story of the Campaigns of War and Peace

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The first history of the epic defeat of Napoleon's empire told from the Russian perspective.

Though much has been written about Napoleon's doomed invasion of Russia and the collapse of the French Empire that ensued, virtually all of it has been from the Western perspective. Now, taking advantage of never- before-seen documents from the Russian archives, Dominic Lieven upends much of the conventional wisdom about the events that formed the backdrop of Tolstoy's masterpiece, War and Peace. Lieven's riveting narrative sweeps readers through epic battles, tense diplomatic exchanges on which the fate of nations hung, and the rise of Russia from near-ruin to Europe's liberator. Rich in detail, Russia Against Napoleon is a groundbreaking masterwork.

About the Author

Dominic Lieven is professor of Russian history at the London School of Economics. His previous books include Empire: The Russian Empire and Its Rivals and Nicholas II: Twilight of the Empire. Three of his direct ancestors were generals in the Battle of Leipzig.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143118862
Author:
Lieven, Dominic
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Subject:
Russia (pre & post Soviet Union)
Subject:
World History-Napoleon
Subject:
Military-General History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16-page color photo insert on insert sto
Pages:
656
Dimensions:
8.58 x 5.58 x 1.49 in 1.24 lb
Age Level:
17-17

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