Peter The Great

Peter The Great

by John Swift

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Overview

Peter The Great by John Swift

Charting the reign of one of Russia's most colourful and controversial monarchs, this text discusses how far Peter the Great was responsible for making Russia a major European power and asks to what extent he personally transformed Russia into a modern, economically powerful, absolutist state.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780340758144
Publisher: Hodder Education Publishers
Publication date: 05/01/2000
Series: Access to History in Depth Series
Pages: 125

Table of Contents

Peter the Great - the historical debate
the Tsarist inheritance
from Azov to Narva - first steps in foreign policy
the emergence of a European power
transforming the government
transforming Russian culture
collaborators and resistors
conclusion - achievements and failures.

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