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Tsar Paul and the Question of Madness: An Essay in History and Psychology (Contributions to the Study of World History, Number 13)

By: Ragsdale, Hugh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Greenwood Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284250

ISBN: 0313266085

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, page ridges lightly foxed. 1988 Hard Cover. xviii, 266 pp. Drawing on archival studies, revisionist historians have taken issue with the traditional view that Tsar Paul I was mad and was assassinated because of the clear danger he posed to the state. Professor Ragsdale contends that the question of Paul's mental condition is not as simple as either his detractors or modern apologists suppose. In the first full-length study to be published outside Russia, the author places the subject in a wholly new perspective and offers some trenchant criticisms of traditional psych... View more info

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Detente in the Napoleonic Era: Bonaparte and the Russians

By: Ragsdale, Hugh

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Regents Press of Kansas: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289587

ISBN: 0700602011

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 183, [1] pp. 8vo. A study of Napoleon's peace tactics, the influence of political illusions on the relationship of Russia and the West, and the various misunderstandings between these two cultures. View more info

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Paul I: A Reassessment of His Life and Reign (UCIS Series in Russian & East European Studies, Number 2)

By: Ragsdale, Hugh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Greenwood Press: 1988

Seller ID: 2290587

ISBN: 0916002284

Condition: Good


Ink notes on front endpaper and margins of a few pages, ink underlining on only a couple pages, jacket rubbed. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiii, [3], 188 pp. 8vo. [T]he first serious book-length study of Paul in English since 1913 [containing] the most up-to-date comment on the period in Western scholarship... [including Paul's] mental pathology, his administrative aims, his curious relations with the Knights of Malta and with Bonaparte, and his struggle with the threatening ideas emanating from the French Revolution. View more info