Peter the Great through British Eyes: Perceptions and Representations of the Tsar since 1698

Peter the Great through British Eyes: Perceptions and Representations of the Tsar since 1698

by Anthony Cross
     
 

Explains how the British have responded to Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia, since 1698.See more details below

Overview

Explains how the British have responded to Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia, since 1698.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521782982
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2011
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Prologue to a visit; 2. Peter in England, January–April 1698; 3. British reactions to the reigning Peter, 1698–1725; 4. Consolidation of a myth, 1726–1761; 5. The shadow of the bronze horseman, 1761–1801; 6. The testament of Peter the Great and British views of the tsar in the nineteenth century; 7. Peter on the British stage; 8. The British contribution to Petrine iconography; Epilogue.

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