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Peter the Great : his life and world / Robert K. Massie ; foreword by Dennis Showalter.

Showalter, Dennis E.,(writer of foreword.).

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Eckhart PL - Main BIO PETER the.great (Text) 840191003146054 Biographies - Upper Level Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780965067935
  • ISBN: 0965067936
  • Physical Description: xx, 909 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, genealogical table ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : History Book Club, 1999.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [863]-867) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword / by Dennis E. Showalter -- Old Muscovy -- The Great Embassy -- The Great Northern War -- On the European stage -- The new Russia.
Summary, etc.:
Peter the Great, by Robert Massie, restores to life a titanic historical figure, a maker of the modern world, who continues to hold great fascination for those living today. In so doing, it also brings alive the medieval Russia of Peter's birth and the very different Russia his energy, genius, and ruthlessness shaped, making vivid the texture of Russian life as lived by prince and peasant in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries.
Subject: Peter I, Emperor of Russia, 1672-1725.
Russia > Kings and rulers > Biography.

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