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Author LinkRey, Marie-Pierre.
Uniform Title LinkAlexandre Ier. English
Title LinkAlexander I : the tsar who defeated Napoleon / Marie-Pierre Rey ; translated by Susan Emanuel.
Variant Title Alexander the First
Imprint DeKalb, IL : NIU Press, c2012.
Description xiv, 439 p. :  ill. ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book GV
Language eng fre
Language Note Translated from the French.
Gen. Note Translation of: Alexandre Ier.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [421]-434) and index.
Contents Contents: The childhood and youth of an emperor, 1777-1801 -- Monsieur Alexander and Catherine the Great -- "The monarch-in-training" -- A grand duke torn between greater and lesser courts -- The tsarevich at Paul I’s court: 1796 -- 1801 -- The promising reign: a spirit of reform, 1801 -- 1807 -- Reformist attempts -- Reforming program: 1801 -- 1805 -- On the international stage: 1801 -- 1805 -- The Napoleonic wars, 1805 -- 1815 -- From military fiascos to the Tilsit agreements: 1805 -- 1807 -- The time of the French alliance: 1807 -- 1812 -- Between domestic reforms and military preparations: 1807 -- 1812 -- 1812: the duel of the emperors -- A European tsar: 1813 -- 1815 -- An increasingly conservative reign, 1815 -- 1825 -- Mystic exaltation, reformist aspiration, and conservative practice: 1815 -- 1820 -- Russian diplomacy in the "European system": 1815 -- 1825 -- Twilight: 1820 -- 1825 -- By way of epilogue: the Feodor Kuzmich mystery.
Per.Sub. LinkAlexander I, Emperor of Russia, 1777-1825.
Subject LinkEmperors -- Russia -- Biography.
LinkRussia -- History -- Alexander I, 1801-1825.
Add.Author LinkEmanuel, Susan.

System Number 000663053
ISBN Link9780875804668 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Link0875804667 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Link9781609090654 (electronic)

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