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The Resource Russia against Napoleon : the battle for Europe, 1807 to 1814, Dominic Lieven

Russia against Napoleon : the battle for Europe, 1807 to 1814, Dominic Lieven

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Russia against Napoleon : the battle for Europe, 1807 to 1814
Title
Russia against Napoleon
Title remainder
the battle for Europe, 1807 to 1814
Statement of responsibility
Dominic Lieven
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the summer of 1812 Napoleon, the master of Europe, marched into Russia with the largest army ever assembled, confident that he would sweep everything before him. Yet less than two years later his empire lay in ruins, and Russia had triumphed. This is the first history to explore in depth Russia's crucial role in the Napoleonic Wars, re-creating the epic battle between two empires as never before. Dominic Lieven writes with great panache and insight to describe from the Russians' viewpoint how they went from retreat, defeat and the burning of Moscow to becoming the new liberators of Europe; the consequences of which could not have been more important. Ultimately this book shows, memorably and brilliantly, Russia embarking on its strange, central role in Europe's existence, as both threat and protector - a role that continues, in all its complexity, into our own lifetimes
Dewey number
940.27
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Russia against Napoleon : the battle for Europe, 1807 to 1814, Dominic Lieven
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 617 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780141984605
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Russia against Napoleon : the battle for Europe, 1807 to 1814, Dominic Lieven
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 617 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780141984605
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
regular print

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