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The Resource Peter the Great, his life and world, Robert K. Massie

Peter the Great, his life and world, Robert K. Massie

Label
Peter the Great, his life and world
Title
Peter the Great, his life and world
Statement of responsibility
Robert K. Massie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 1981.
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-2019
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Massie, Robert K.
Dewey number
  • 947.05/092/4
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DK131
LC item number
.M28
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Peter
  • Russia
  • Russia
Label
Peter the Great, his life and world, Robert K. Massie
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223009811572
  • 31223015026868
  • 31223015026959
  • 31223013911202
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 863-867) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART ONE: OLD MUSCOVY -- Old Muscovy -- Peter's Childhood -- "A Maiden of Great Intelligence" -- The Revolt of the Streltsy -- The Great Schism -- Peter's Games -- The Regency of Sophia -- Sophia Overthrown -- Gordon, Lefort and the Jolly Company -- Archangel -- Azov -- PART TWO: THE GREAT EMBASSY -- The Great Embassy to Western Europe -- "It Is Impossible to Describe Him" -- Peter in Holland -- The Prince of Orange -- Peter in England -- Leopold and Augustus -- "These Things Are in Your Way" -- Fire and Knout -- Among Friends -- Voronezh and the Southern Fleet -- PART THREE: THE GREAT NORTHERN WAR -- Mistress of the North -- Let the Cannon Decide -- Charles XII -- Narva -- "We Must Not Lose Our Heads" -- The Founding of St. Petersburg -- Menshikov and Catherine -- The Hand of the Autocrat -- Polish Quagmire -- Charles in Saxony -- The Great Road to Moscow -- Golovchin and Lesnaya -- Mazeppa -- The Worst Winter Within Memory -- The Gathering of Forces -- Poltava -- Surrender by the River -- The Fruits of Poltava -- PART FOUR: ON THE EUROPEAN STAGE -- The Sultan's World -- Liberator of the Balkan Christians -- Fifty Blows on the Pruth -- The German Campaign and Frederick William -- The Coast of Finland -- The Kalabalik -- Venice of the North -- An Ambassador Reports -- The Second Journey West -- "The King Is a Mighty Man..." -- A Visitor in Paris -- The Education of an Heir -- A Paternal Ultimatum -- Flight of the Tsarevich -- The Future on Trial -- Charles' Last Offensive -- King George Enters the Baltic -- Victory -- PART FIVE: THE NEW RUSSIA -- In the Service of the State -- Commerce by Decree -- Supreme Under God -- The Emperor in St. Petersburg -- Along the Caspian -- Twilight -- Epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 909 p., [12] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780394500324
Lccn
80007635
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
6330760
Label
Peter the Great, his life and world, Robert K. Massie
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223009811572
  • 31223015026868
  • 31223015026959
  • 31223013911202
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 863-867) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART ONE: OLD MUSCOVY -- Old Muscovy -- Peter's Childhood -- "A Maiden of Great Intelligence" -- The Revolt of the Streltsy -- The Great Schism -- Peter's Games -- The Regency of Sophia -- Sophia Overthrown -- Gordon, Lefort and the Jolly Company -- Archangel -- Azov -- PART TWO: THE GREAT EMBASSY -- The Great Embassy to Western Europe -- "It Is Impossible to Describe Him" -- Peter in Holland -- The Prince of Orange -- Peter in England -- Leopold and Augustus -- "These Things Are in Your Way" -- Fire and Knout -- Among Friends -- Voronezh and the Southern Fleet -- PART THREE: THE GREAT NORTHERN WAR -- Mistress of the North -- Let the Cannon Decide -- Charles XII -- Narva -- "We Must Not Lose Our Heads" -- The Founding of St. Petersburg -- Menshikov and Catherine -- The Hand of the Autocrat -- Polish Quagmire -- Charles in Saxony -- The Great Road to Moscow -- Golovchin and Lesnaya -- Mazeppa -- The Worst Winter Within Memory -- The Gathering of Forces -- Poltava -- Surrender by the River -- The Fruits of Poltava -- PART FOUR: ON THE EUROPEAN STAGE -- The Sultan's World -- Liberator of the Balkan Christians -- Fifty Blows on the Pruth -- The German Campaign and Frederick William -- The Coast of Finland -- The Kalabalik -- Venice of the North -- An Ambassador Reports -- The Second Journey West -- "The King Is a Mighty Man..." -- A Visitor in Paris -- The Education of an Heir -- A Paternal Ultimatum -- Flight of the Tsarevich -- The Future on Trial -- Charles' Last Offensive -- King George Enters the Baltic -- Victory -- PART FIVE: THE NEW RUSSIA -- In the Service of the State -- Commerce by Decree -- Supreme Under God -- The Emperor in St. Petersburg -- Along the Caspian -- Twilight -- Epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 909 p., [12] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780394500324
Lccn
80007635
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
6330760

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