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Russia in the age of Peter the Great

Author: Lindsey Hughes
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A thematic discussion of Russian history during the reign of Peter The Great. It covers Russia's foreign policy, the army and navy, economy, society, the arts and religion, and explores the  Read more...

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Named Person: Peter, Emperor of Russia; Pierre, empereur de Russie).; Peter, Emperor of Russia; Peter, Emperor of Russia
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lindsey Hughes
ISBN: 0300075391 9780300075397 0300082665 9780300082661
OCLC Number: 38884416
Description: xxix, 602 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Beginnings --
2. Russia and the world, 1696-1725 --
3. The Russian military machine --
4. Government --
5. The economy --
6. Peter's people --
7. St. Petersburg and the arts --
8. The Petrine court --
9. Education and learning --
10. Religion --
11. Peter : man, mind and methods --
12. Family factors --
13. Friends and helpers --
14. Responses.
Responsibility: Lindsey Hughes.

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