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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Russia

Subjects:

  • Peter I, Emperor of Russia, 1672-1725 -- Influence,
  • Peter I, Emperor of Russia, 1672-1725 -- In literature,
  • Peter I, Emperor of Russia, 1672-1725 -- Psychology,
  • Russia -- Intellectual life

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementNicholas V. Riasanovsky.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK132 .R53 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 331 p. :
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3182465M
ISBN 100195034562
LC Control Number83025157

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The Image of Peter the Great in Russian History and Thought. Oxford University Press, New York and Oxford, I ix + 35I pp. Bibliography. Index.? 'THE figure of Peter the Great has dominated the development of Russian social and political thought, as well as Russian historical writing. - Explore bascomjean's board "Peter the Great & Russia", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Peter the great, Russia, Russian history pins. 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. History is safe in the hands of Robert K. Massie as his meticulously researched biography Of Peter the Great, his life and world really is a breathtaking Journey back into the Russia of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century, warts and all. Peter The Great was one of the most transformational leaders in European history and while I was familiar with some aspects of his reign I now feel very /5().

The Moor of Peter the Great (Russian: Арап Петра Великого, Arap Petra Velikogo, literally The Arap of Peter the Great, also translated as The Blackamoor of Peter the Great or The Negro of Peter the Great) is an unfinished historical novel by Alexander n in – and first published in , the novel is the first prose work of the great Russian poet. The Image of Peter the Great in Russian History and Thought (). Waugh, Daniel Clarke. "We have never been modern: Approaches to the study of Russia in the age of Peter the Great.". Riasanovsky, Nicholas V. , The image of Peter the Great in Russian history and thought / Nicholas V. Riasanovsky Oxford University Press New York Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.   He married the future Catherine the Great in Empress Elizabeth arranged the pairing, and was anxious for Peter to have an heir. She chose Catherine (then .