The Reforms of Peter the Great: Progress Through Violence in Russia: Progress Through Violence in Russia

The Reforms of Peter the Great Progress Through Violence in Russia Progress Through Violence in Russia This psychologically penetrating revisionist account of the life and rule of Rusia s th century Tsar reformer develops an important theme that is what happens when the drive for progress is linked

  • Title: The Reforms of Peter the Great: Progress Through Violence in Russia: Progress Through Violence in Russia
  • Author: Evgenii V. Anisimov Evgenii V. Anisimov
  • ISBN: 9781563240485
  • Page: 275
  • Format: Paperback
  • This psychologically penetrating revisionist account of the life and rule of Rusia s 18th century Tsar reformer develops an important theme that is, what happens when the drive for progress is linked to an autocratic, expansionist impulse rather than to a larger goal of human emancipation And, what has been the price of power both for Peter and for Russia

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    1. This is as good a history book as you can get, provided you are interested in Russian history from the end of the seventeenth century to the beginning of the eighteenth century, and know at least a little bit about it already. Peter the Great was a very interesting tsar. He took Russia out of the Dark Ages and into the Enlightenment and skipped the Renaissance era all together--a fact that makes Russia unique among European nations. The book is translated from the original Russian, but the trans [...]

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