Leadership Lessons From The Great Books #82 – War and Peace(Introduction) by Leo Tolstoy

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (Introduction)

  • Welcome and Introduction
  • The Literary Life of Leo Tolstoy 
  • Documenting the Life of Russia in the Long 19th Century
  • On Peace and War
  • Russia’s Problems with Napolean Bonaparte
  • Tolstoy’s Experiences in the Crimean War
  • The Pressure that Napoleon’s Presence Put on European Monarchies
  • Human Inadequacy and Imperfection
  • The Life and Loves of Leo Tolstoy
  • Life is not All High Drama All the Time
  • Balancing the Cycles of Living
  • Opening the Novel with a Party
  • Staying on the Path with War and Peace and Leo Tolstoy

Music: Scheherazade, Op. 35 – I. The Sea and Sinbad’s Ship, by European Archive from MuseOpen.org.

Opening theme composed by Brian Sanyshyn of Brian Sanyshyn Music.