Russia and the Defeat of Napoleon (1812-14)

  title={Russia and the Defeat of Napoleon (1812-14)},
  author={D. Lieven},
  journal={Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History},
  pages={283 - 308}
  • D. Lieven
  • Published 2006
  • History
  • Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History
Although a vast and often excellent literature exists on the Napoleonic Wars, there remain important gaps and misconceptions in our understanding both of the wars themselves and of the context in which they were fought. Probably the most significant of these gaps and misconceptions concern Russia's role in the international relations (including, of course, the wars) of the Napoleonic era, which is very imperfectly understood both in Russia and in "the West." (1) Some reasons for… Expand
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