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Peter the Great
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0582437466, Paperback)M. S. Anderson's book provides an excellent introduction to the life and career of Peter the Great and his impact on Russia. Peter the Great was one of the leading figures in the development of early modern Europe. Under his rule (1682/89-1725) Russia emerged as a great political and military power and one of the key players on the European stage. * Assesses Peter the Great's aims and achievements at home and abroad. * Examines the pressures and restrictions that shaped his attitudes and directed and limited his actions. * A lucid study of a complex personality which provides the best introduction available to the formidable life of Peter the Great.
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An excellent introduction to the formidable life and career of Peter the Great and his impact on Russia. M.S. Anderson assesses his aims and achievements at home and abroad, and examines the pressures and restrictions that shaped his attitudes and limited his actions.
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