skip to content
The stolen prince : Gannibal, adopted son of Peter the Great, great-grandfather of Alexander Pushkin, and Europe's first black intellectual Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The stolen prince : Gannibal, adopted son of Peter the Great, great-grandfather of Alexander Pushkin, and Europe's first black intellectual

Author: Hugh Barnes
Publisher: New York : ECCO, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Revealing lost documents and new clues, this hybrid of travelogue and detective story reconstructs the extraordinary life of Gannibal, the adopted son of Peter the Great, great-grandfather of Alexander Pushkin, and Europe's first black intellectual. Barnes, a journalist and Russian specialist, offers a detailed history of this extraordinary Russian, recounting his many adventures and accomplishments, and tracing his  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Abram Petrovich Gannibal; Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Barnes
ISBN: 0066212650 9780066212654
OCLC Number: 62282404
Notes: "First published in Great Britain in 2005 as Gannibal : the Moor of Petersburg, by Profile Books"--T.p. verso.
Description: xvii, 300 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Hermitage --
The Mask of blackness --
Prince of Abissinia --
Jihad --
The Elephant man --
Sublime port --
Escape from the Seraglio --
Old muscovy --
Baptism of fire --
Peter's paradise --
Secret sharer --
Negre du Czar --
Man of parts --
Regime change --
The Arab of Siberia --
Fortress mentality --
The Othello music --
Unmoored --
Death of a Philosophe.
Other Titles: Gannibal
Gannibal, adopted son of Peter the Great, great-grandfather of Alexander Pushkin, and Europe's first black intellectual
Responsibility: Hugh Barnes.
More information:

Abstract:

Revealing lost documents and new clues, this hybrid of travelogue and detective story reconstructs the extraordinary life of Gannibal, the adopted son of Peter the Great, great-grandfather of Alexander Pushkin, and Europe's first black intellectual. Barnes, a journalist and Russian specialist, offers a detailed history of this extraordinary Russian, recounting his many adventures and accomplishments, and tracing his lineage through Pushkin and England's Mountbatten family.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/62282404>
library:oclcnum"62282404"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/62282404>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://viaf.org/viaf/66477450>
rdf:typeschema:Person
schema:birthDate"1799"
schema:deathDate"1837"
schema:familyName"Pushkin"
schema:givenName"Aleksandr Sergeevich"
schema:name"Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich, 1799-1837"
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1st ed."
schema:copyrightYear"2006"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2006"
schema:description"Hermitage -- The Mask of blackness -- Prince of Abissinia -- Jihad -- The Elephant man -- Sublime port -- Escape from the Seraglio -- Old muscovy -- Baptism of fire -- Peter's paradise -- Secret sharer -- Negre du Czar -- Man of parts -- Regime change -- The Arab of Siberia -- Fortress mentality -- The Othello music -- Unmoored -- Death of a Philosophe."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1152593839>
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The stolen prince : Gannibal, adopted son of Peter the Great, great-grandfather of Alexander Pushkin, and Europe's first black intellectual"@en
schema:name"Gannibal, adopted son of Peter the Great, great-grandfather of Alexander Pushkin, and Europe's first black intellectual"@en
schema:numberOfPages"300"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.