Titolo: Peter the Great: His Life and World
Casa editrice: Weidenfeld & Nicolson History
Data di pubblicazione: 2001
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9781842121160-3
Riassunto: A barbarous, volatile feudal tsar with a taste for torture; a progressive and enlightened reformer of government and science; a statesman of vision and colossal significance: Peter the Great embodied the greatest strengths and weaknesses of Russia while being at the very forefront of her development. Robert K Massie's award-winning study remains the essential portrait of the man and his era.
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"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.
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