Catherine the Great

Catherine the Great

A Short History

eBook - 1990
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Yale University
An eminent scholar of Russian history here presents the most informative, balanced, and up-to-date short study of Catherine the Great and her reign. This edition includes a new preface dealing with recently discovered sources and revised interpretations of the period.  
Praise for the earlier edition:
?A panoramic view of Russia’s social, political, economic, and cultural development and of its emergence as a formidable power in the international arena during the thirty-four years of [Catherine’s] reign.”?Anthony Cross, New York Times Book Review
?De Madariaga’s book will be the standard and an essential guide for all students and scholars of Russian and European history of the second half of the eighteenth century.”?Marc Raeff, Journal of Modern History

Baker & Taylor
Details the thirty-four-year reign of Russia's Catherine the Great by looking at the controversies over the interpretation of her policies, and by examining the problems that she faced

Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1990
ISBN: 9780585356235
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 240 pages, [10] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps


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