Tsar Paul and the Question of Madness: An Essay in History and Psychology

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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 psychohistorical ...

Tsar Paul and the Question of Madness: An Essay in History and Psychology 1988, Greenwood Press, Westport

ISBN-13: 9780313266089

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