Alexander I: Tsar of War and Peace


As Alan Palmer himself writes in his preface, ‘Alexander 1, ruler of Russia for the first quarter of the nineteenth century, is remembered today mainly on three counts: as the Tsar who refused to make peace with the French when Moscow fell in 1812; as the idealist who sought to bind Europe’s sovereigns in a Holy Alliance in 1815; and as the Emperor who died – or gave the impression of having died – at the remote southern seaport of Taganrog in the winter of 1825. Recent interest has concentrated ,…



Alexander I Tsar Of War And Peace

Pub Date : 1974 | Author : Alan Warwick Palmer | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015002338542
ISBN 13 :

Rusland, Historie, 1777-1825; Russiske Zarer; Russian Tsar's; Napoleon; Freden i Tilsit; Austerlitz; Napoleons Russiske Felttog; Napoleonstiden; Napoleonskrigene;Wienerkongressen; ..


Alexander I

Pub Date : 2014-06-12 | Author : Alan Palmer | Publisher : Faber & Faber

ISBN 10 : 9780571305872
ISBN 13 : 0571305873

As Alan Palmer himself writes in his preface, 'Alexander 1, ruler of Russia for the first quarter of the nineteenth century, is remembered today mainly on three counts: as the Tsar..


Russia Against Napoleon

Pub Date : 2010-04-15 | Author : Dominic Lieven | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 1101429380
ISBN 13 : 9781101429389

A major new history of the Russian conflict immortalized by Tolstoy in War and Peace Russia's expulsion of Napoleon's Grande Armée in 1812 is considered one of the most dramatic e..



Paradoxes Of Peace In Nineteenth Century Europe

Pub Date : 2015-02-19 | Author : Thomas Hippler | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191043871
ISBN 13 : 0191043877

'Peace' is often simplistically assumed to be war's opposite, and as such is not examined closely or critically idealized in the literature of peace studies, its crucial role in th..


War And Peace

Pub Date : 194? | Author : Leo Tolstoy (graf) | Publisher : New York

ISBN 10 : UOM:49015002779321
ISBN 13 :

Napoleon's invasion of Russia is the backdrop for this beloved classic...



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