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Russia's Defeat of Napoleon: How and Why

9 Dec 2009

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at 7.30pm

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£7.00, conc. £5.00, FREE for Friends of Pushkin House

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London, United Kingdom

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Lecture |Russia's Defeat of Napoleon: How and Why |Dominic Lieven

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Language: In English Dominic Lieven's new book examines how and why the Russians defeated Napoleon. It covers not just grand strategy, military operations, espionage and diplomacy, but also the sinews of Russian power, military logistics and how the home front was mobilised. Dominic Lieven is Professor of Russian Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Fellow of the British Academy. He is a world-authority on Russian history and post-Soviet politics, on empire and other aspects of European history. His most recent publication is 2009 Russia Against Napoleon: The Battle for Europe, 1807 to 1814 (2009, Penguin).

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