Catherine the Great / Henri Troyat ; translated by Joan Pinkham.


1st ed.. New York : Dutton, [1980] .
ISBN 0525078134

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Standard Title Catherine la Grande. English
Subjects Catherine II, Empress of Russia, 1729-1796.
Kings and rulers.
Russia -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Russia.
Description xv, 377 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1980]
©1980
Notes Translation of Catherine la Grande.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 358-361) and index.
Summary A biography of the German-born Russian Empress who was one of the most influential of the eighteenth-century rulers.
Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS -- Figchen -- En route -- The steps of the throne -- Betrothal -- Marriage -- The virgin wife -- Love and motherhood -- First political skirmishes -- The big scene -- Love, gathering darkness, perfidy -- The reign of Peter III -- The coup d'Etat -- The apprenticeship of power -- Incense and blood -- "Legislomania" -- The French and the Turks -- The marriage of the grand duke -- Diderot and Pugachev -- Potemkin -- Catherine the great -- Lanskoy -- The journey to the Crimea -- Wars -- Zubov against Potemkin -- Poland and France -- The end.
Genre Biography.
Geographic Area Soviet Union
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5830542
(OCoLC)ocm05830542
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WorldCat Identities Troyat, Henri, 1911-2007.
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