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Precursor of Peter the Great

Zinaida Schakovskoy

Precursor of Peter the Great

the reign of Tsar Alexis, Peter the Great"s father, and the young Peter"s struggle against the Regent Sophia for the mastery of Russia

by Zinaida Schakovskoy

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Published by Cape in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated from the French by J.Maxwell Brownjohn.
The Physical Object
Pagination320p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19936453M

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“Peter the Great” is one of the best-written history books I’ve encountered. Despite the title, this is not a biography — it is an incredible narrative history of the times of Peter the Great.

I found this to be not only an outstanding book about Russian history but also an excellent book about Western history in /5. Massie’s book on Peter The Great is a thorough biography that reads like a good novel. Mr Massie demonstrates the intricacies of the confluence of culture, identity, ideas and technologies of Western Europe, The Baltic Countries, Ottoman Empire and Russia during the time of Peter’s reign.

St Petersburg feels like a Western European city in Cited by:   Before Peter’s time, the only books available in Russia were devotional or liturgical texts – he ordered the translation of Western literature.

Peter could see, as did Gorbachev when. 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 to His previous 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 Cited by: 8.

Historian Nicholas V. Riasanovsky’s book, The Image of Peter the Great in Russian History and Thought, was published in He primarily deals with the changing Russian attitudes towards Peter the Great in different periods of history. Riasanovsky contends that Peter’s image within Russian history can be divided into four periods.

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the Corpus Iuris Civilis or biblical) by the masters who lectured using Saint Jerome's Latin translation of the Bible (the Vulgate).A gloss might concern syntax or grammar, or it might be on some difficult point of doctrine.

These glosses, however, were not continuous, rather being. Peter the Great: Selected full-text books and articles. Peter the Great: Emperor of All Russia By Ian Grey J. Lippincott, Read preview Overview. Peter the Great, Reformer or Revolutionary. By Marc Raeff D. Heath, Read preview Overview. Peter the.

Peter the Great famously broke court protocol during his visit to France: the 6’8″ tall Tsar picked up the child King Louis XV and planted a kiss on his pint-sized host.

Peter sought to marry Louis to his daughter, but his plans to unite the Russian and French royal families never came to fruition. During the reign of Peter I,the gathering forces of change, modernism, and the movement to European ways in culture and technology were given direction and impetus under the great Czar.

He also does great service to describing the situation of women in general but also the specific details of women whose lives came to bear on the story of Peter and current events.

The many characters and parties are easy to keep track of, and all in all this book is a clear picture of the life and times of Peter the Great.

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Peter was inspired by the great cultural capitals of Europe and was determined to put his new city on the map as an architectural masterpiece to rival Paris or Rome.

Such was the importance of building St Petersburg that using stone on any building outside its city. Robert K. Massie's PETER THE GREAT: HIS LIFE AND WORLD examines how a larger-than-life force of nature turns medieval Muscovy into modern Russia by force of arms, importation of talent, and harsh discipline.

Born inwith little chance of attaining the throne of Muscovy, Peter finds himself at. The book tells the story of Peter the Great () from birth to death in twelve chapters, including two final chapters on his legacy and posthumous reputation with the aim of providing a vivid sense of the dynamics of his life and reign.

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Adapted from his play of the same name, the ten-part miniseries is the. Title. The imperial title of Peter the Great was the following: By the grace of God, the most excellent and great sovereign emperor Pyotr Alekseevich the ruler of all the Russias: of Moscow, of Kiev, of Vladimir, of Novgorod, Tsar of Kazan, Tsar of Astrakhan and Tsar of Siberia, sovereign of Pskov, great prince of Smolensk, of Tver, of Yugorsk, of Perm, of Vyatka, of Bulgaria and others.

About Peter the Great: His Life and World. From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Robert K. Massie—also available are Nicholas and Alexandra and The Romanovs Against the monumental canvas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe and Russia unfolds the magnificent story of Peter the Great, crowned co-tsar at the age of ten.

Book Description: Peter the Great (), tsar of Russia for forty-three years, was a dramatic, appealing, and unconventional character.

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Biopic of Peter I, Czar of Russia, from childhood in to the Great Northern War against Sweden during the s. About the Author. Peter F. Drucker has taught, written and lectured on business and management theories and techniques for over 40 years. Sincehe has been a professor of Social Sciences at the Claremont Graduate School in California.

He is also an editorial page columnist for the Wall Street Journal, and has received many awards and honorary degrees for his work.Peter is challenged by God to reconsider one of the fundamental paradigms of the early Jewish Christian leaders; conformance to the Laws of Moses and the requirement for circumcision (Acts ).

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