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Publisher Comments:

"Enthralling...As fascinating as any novel and more so than most!"

THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

Against the monumental canvas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe and Russia, unfolds the magnificent story of Peter the Great. He brought Russia from the darkness of its own Middle Ages into the Enlightenment and transformed it into the power that has its legacy in the Russia of our own century.

Description:

Bibliography: p. 887-890.

About the Author

Robert K. Massie was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and studied American history at Yale and European history at Oxford, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. He was president of the Authors Guild from 1987 to 1991. His books include Nicholas and Alexandra, Peter the Great: His Life and World (for which he won a Pulitzer Prize for biography), The Romanovs: The Final Chapter, Dreadnought: Britain, Germany, and the Coming of the Great War, Castles of Steel: Britain, Germany, and the Winning of the Great War at Sea, and Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345336194
Author:
Massie, Robert K.
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Author:
Massie, Robert K.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Royalty
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Russia (pre & post Soviet Union)
Subject:
Russia
Subject:
Peter 1st, the great, emperor of russia, 1672
Subject:
Russia Kings and rulers Biography.
Subject:
Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Subject:
Russia-General Russian History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
pt. 2
Publication Date:
19860112
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
960
Dimensions:
6.92x4.60x1.43 in. .92 lbs.

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