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Peter the Great

Author: Paul Bushkovitch
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2001.
Series: Critical issues in history.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an in-depth biography of the mysterious Russian leader who was responsible for bringing Russia into the modern age.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Peter, Emperor of Russia; Zar I ) Peter (Russland; Peter, Emperor of Russia
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Bushkovitch
ISBN: 0847696383 9780847696383
OCLC Number: 45829207
Description: xii, 187 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Russia at the End of the Seventeenth Century --
Tradition and Westernization --
A Quarter-Century of Conflict, 1676-1699 --
The Era of Experimentation, 1700-1716 --
Crisis and Resolution, 1716-1725 --
Absolutism, Aristocracy, and Reform.
Series Title: Critical issues in history.
Responsibility: Paul Bushkovitch.

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Peter the Great is remembered as one of the most important rulers in world history, mostly for bringing Russia into the modern age. This biography explores not only the accomplishments of Peter's  Read more...

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A dramatic, clear, and engaging portrait of Russia's great emperor and his policies... An original and convincing explanation of Peter's reforms of Russian government.--Jane Burbank, New York Read more...

 
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