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Peter the Great

Author: Henri Troyat
Publisher: New York : Dutton, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Russia's Peter the Great, a cruel visionary imbued equally with a fascination for progress and absolute power.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Troyat, Henri, 1911-2007.
Peter the Great.
New York : Dutton, 1987
(OCoLC)569209815
Named Person: Peter, Emperor of Russia; Peter, Emperor of Russia; Peter, Emperor of Russia
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henri Troyat
ISBN: 0525245472 9780525245476
OCLC Number: 14099055
Notes: Translation of: Pierre le Grand.
Description: viii, 392 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Violence in the Kremlin --
The regency --
Peter or Sophia? --
The German settlement --
War against Turkey --
The great embassy --
The revolt of the Streltsy --
From Narva to Poltava --
St. Petersburg --
Journey to France --
The Czarevich Alexis --
Emperor and Empress --
The last reforms --
The giant felled --
Chronology --
Bibliography.
Other Titles: Pierre le Grand.
Responsibility: Henri Troyat ; translated from the French by Joan Pinkham.

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Russia's Peter the Great, a cruel visionary imbued equally with a fascination for progress and absolute power.

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