Peter The Great

Peter The Great

His Life And World

Book - 1980
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This meticulous biography of the notorious Russian ruler examines his background and accomplishments, detailing the armed conflicts during his reign and scrutinizing his transformation of medieval Russia into modern Russia.
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1980.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780394500324
0394500326
Characteristics: xii, 909 p., [12] leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.

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SeattleSaul
Jan 30, 2016

A book that combines serious scholarship with the deft hand of a writer. One feels that Massie, on balance, believes that Peter, especially given the world standards of behavior toward fellow human beings, was a benefactor of Russia, but he does not sweep under the rug his cruelties or personal flaws. Massie also enriches our understanding of the times by providing background on the other important rulers.

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Apr 02, 2012

explores the relationship between Peter the Great and his brother George the Not so Hot

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fletchmo
Jan 19, 2010

reads like fiction but highly annotated, the characters really come to life!

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