Catherine the Great: a biography of the Empress of all the Russias

By: Oldenbourg, Zoe

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Ffep removed, some small nicks in top edge of d.w., otherwise little used. Biography of the Prussian-born aristocrat who married the luckless heir to the throne of Russia, cuckolded him and connived at his murder, then went on to rule over a rapidly expanding Russian empire and to continue Peter the Great's programme of authoritarian modernisation of a feudal backwater. The author, a Russian-born Parisian, concentrates on Catherine's early years and formative influences. xvi, 311 pp., 32 pages of monochrome plates.

Title: Catherine the Great: a biography of the Empress of all the Russias

Author Name: Oldenbourg, Zoe

Categories: Biographies,

Edition: Reprint of English translation.

Publisher: Heinemann: 1965

Binding: Hard covers, dust jacket

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: V.g.

Seller ID: 2400

Keywords: English 1