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The memoirs of Princess Dashkova

Author: E R Dashkova, kni︠a︡gini︠a︡; Kyril FitzLyon; Jehanne M Gheith; A Woronzoff-Dashkoff
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1995.
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"This memoir tell the story of a woman who at age eighteen played an important role in the coup that brought Catherine the Great to the throne. The relationship between these two women, often tense, is a central theme throughout this story. Dashkova, occupying the highly unusual position of both stateswoman and mother, also reveals her own path between the demands and limitations of the private and public spheres of  Read more...
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Dashkova, E. R. (Ekaterina Romanovna), kni︠a︡gini︠a︡, 1743-1810.
Memoirs of Princess Dashkova.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)607850489
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Dashkova, E. R. (Ekaterina Romanovna), kni︠a︡gini︠a︡, 1743-1810.
Memoirs of Princess Dashkova.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)624400604
Named Person: E R Dashkova, kni︠a︡gini︠a︡; E R Kniaginia Dashkova
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E R Dashkova, kni︠a︡gini︠a︡; Kyril FitzLyon; Jehanne M Gheith; A Woronzoff-Dashkoff
ISBN: 0822316218 9780822316213
OCLC Number: 31436616
Language Note: Translation of: Mémoires de la Princess Dashkova.
Description: x, 334 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Mémoires de la princesse Daschkoff.
Responsibility: translated and edited by Kyril Fitzlyon ; introduction by Jehanne M Gheith ; afterword by A. Woronzoff-Dashkoff.

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"This memoir tell the story of a woman who at age eighteen played an important role in the coup that brought Catherine the Great to the throne. The relationship between these two women, often tense, is a central theme throughout this story. Dashkova, occupying the highly unusual position of both stateswoman and mother, also reveals her own path between the demands and limitations of the private and public spheres of her society. She provides a view of the expectations of Russian aristocratic women, the possibilities available to them, and the ways in which gender roles were conceived in the eighteenth century."--[book cover]

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