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Dominic Lieven

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Dominic Lieven graduated first in his year, 1973, at the University of Cambridge. He was a Kennedy Scholar at Harvard and, on completing his PhD, became a lecturer in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics, where he is now Professor of Russian Government. He has also been a visiting professor at Tokyo and Harvard universities, as well as a Humboldt Fellow in Gottingen and Munich. He has published widely, mostly on late imperial Russia, and his ancestors connect him to a surprising range of empires - among them, his great-uncle, Prince Anatol Lieven, son of Alexander II's Lord Chamberlain.

Books by Dominic Lieven

Towards The Flame

A powerful, brilliantly written account of the destruction of Imperial Russia in World War One and its aftermath

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Russia Against Napoleon

The story of how and why Russia defeated Napoleon

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