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

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..


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; ..



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..


Vienna 1814

Pub Date : 2008-03-11 | Author : David King | Publisher : Crown

ISBN 10 : 9780307407368
ISBN 13 : 0307407365

“Reads like a novel. A fast-paced page-turner, it has everything: sex, wit, humor, and adventures. But it is an impressively researched and important story.” —David Fromkin, ..


Napoleon And Russia

Pub Date : 2014-04-09 | Author : Michael Adams | Publisher : A&C Black

ISBN 10 : 9780826442123
ISBN 13 : 0826442129

Napoleon and Russia tells, for the first time, the full story of Napoleon and his crucial relationship with Russia, from the 1790s and Bonaparte's rise to power, through the period..


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