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Life of Peter the Great.

O. W. Wight

Life of Peter the Great.

by O. W. Wight

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin and company in Boston, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peter I, Emperor of Russia, 1672-1725

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBiographical series
    ContributionsKelly, Walter Keating.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK131 .W7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6581039M
    LC Control Number15022359
    OCLC/WorldCa3000866

    Peter the Great: His Life and World. Against the monumental canvas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe and Russia unfolds the magnificent story of Peter the Great, crowned co-tsar at the 4/5(25). Saint Peter the Apostle, one of the 12 disciples of Jesus Christ and, according to Roman Catholic tradition, the first pope. Peter, a Jewish fisherman, was called to be a disciple of Jesus at the beginning of Jesus’ ministry. Learn more about Peter’s life.

    As portrayed by Robert K. Massie, the life and times of Peter the Great are unfolded as a vast and panoramic narrative, an evocation of the man and his world within the many spheres of activity by. Impetuous and stubborn, generous and cruel, tender and unforgiving, a man of enormous energy and complexity, Peter the Great is brought fully to life. The Modern Library of the World's Best Books Peter the Great Winner of the Pulitzer Prize "Enthralling as fascinating as any novel and more so than most."--The New York Times Book Review4/5(1).

    Impetuous and stubborn, generous and cruel, tender and unforgiving, a man of enormous energy and complexity, Peter the Great is brought fully to life. The Modern Library of the World's Best Books Peter the Great Winner of the Pulitzer Prize "Enthralling as fascinating as any novel and more so than most."--The New York Times Book Review4/5(20). 1) Peter the Great: His Life and World – Robert K. Massie Random House | / | EPUB. Against the monumental canvas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe and Russia unfolds the magnificent story of Peter the Great, crowned co-tsar at the age of ten.


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Impetuous and stubborn, generous and cruel, tender and unforgiving, a man of enormous energy and complexity, Peter the Great is brought fully to life. The Modern Library of the World’s Best Books Peter the Great Winner of the Pulitzer Prize “Enthralling as fascinating as any novel and more so than most.”—The New York Times Book ReviewCited by: Life Of Peter The Great.

Paperback – Janu by John Banks (Author)Author: John Banks. This is my third book by Robert K. Massie and a great deal of History is safe in the hands of Robert K.

Massie as his Life of Peter the Great. book researched biography Of Peter the Great, his life and world really is a breathtaking Journey back into the Russia of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century, warts and all/5.

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The Life of Peter the Great Paperback – November 3, by John Barrow (Author) See all 22 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: 2. Massie’s book on Peter The Great is a thorough biography that reads like a good novel. Mr Massie demonstrates the intricacies of the confluence of culture, identity, ideas and technologies of Western Europe, The Baltic Countries, Ottoman Empire and Russia during the time of Peter’s reign/5().

THE LIFE OF PETER. The first glimpse we had of him was when Andrew called him. He was first called as a disciple, not as an apostle. The second call •was when he was called to the work of the ministry. The next glimpse we had was related in. the 5th chapter of the Gospel of Luke, when the Lord spoke to the people the words of God from the.

Peter the Great was born Pyotr Alekseyevich on June 9,in Moscow, Russia. Peter the Great was the 14th child of Czar Alexis by his second wife, Natalya Kirillovna : Peter has been featured in many books, plays, films, and games, including the poems The Bronze Horseman, Poltava and the unfinished novel The Moor of Peter the Great, all by Alexander Pushkin.

The former dealt with The Bronze Horseman, an equestrian statue raised in Peter's : Alexis of Russia. "Peter The Great" by Robert K. Massie is unmatched by any book "out there." I have read historical accounts about the life of this exceptional visionary including the classic - "Peter the First" by the Russian writer Alexy Tolstoy.

Massie shows Peter, his agonies and triumphs, personal and political/5(). Free download or read online Peter the Great: His Life and World pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of this novel was published inand was written by Robert K.

Massie. The book was published in multiple languages including English language, consists /5. About Peter the Great: His Life and World From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Robert K.

Massie—also available are Nicholas and Alexandra and The Romanovs. This was a great book, a captivating and quick read (despite the length) that takes you inside the life of Peter the Great in an epic story of love and /5(45).

A Memoir Of The Life Of Peter The Great book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprin 3/5(1). This book is by far the best book on Russian history. Robert Massie's Peter the Great is an elegantly-written work which not only provides abundant and overflowing information about the "great" man, but which, like no other book, transports the reader into the Cited by: After reading this book I am convinced that Peter did earn his title, "the Great." Russia turned towards a more progressive Europe and established a standing army and navy and used them to defeat European powers, along with adopting many other Western practices.4/5.

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Later in life, Peter spent time with John Mark (1 Peter ), who wrote the gospel of Mark based on Peter’s remembrances of his time with Jesus. Peter wrote two inspired epistles, 1 and 2 Peter, between A.D. 60 and Jesus said that Peter would die a martyr’s death (John )—a prophecy fulfilled, presumably, during Nero’s reign.

A fascinating memoir of a young American exploring Soviet society just after Stalin died. Based on notes Marvin Kalb made at the time, The Year I Was Peter the Great conveys a feel for Russian life Author: Marvin Kalb.

Great book with lots of pictures to portray the life of Peter the Great in Russia. The pictures were very fitting to the story, and I'm glad the books portrayed both sides of Peter's life and ambitions: both the good and bad.

Appropriate for 3 to 5th grade range. My children like Diane Stanley's historical books.4/5. Robert K. Massie's PETER THE GREAT: HIS LIFE AND WORLD examines how a larger-than-life force of nature turns medieval Muscovy into modern Russia by force of arms, importation of talent, and harsh discipline.

Born inwith little chance of attaining the throne of Muscovy, Peter finds himself at.Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Barrow, John, Sir, Life of Peter the Great.

New York: A.L. Burt, (OCoLC)Jean Rousset de Missy, Life of Peter the Great, c. The tsar labored at the reform of fashions, or, more properly speaking, of dress. Until that time the Russians had always worn long beards, which they cherished and preserved with much care, allowing them to hang down on their bosoms, without even cutting the moustache.