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Five empresses court life in eighteenth-century Russia by E. V. Anisimov

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Published by Praeger in Westport, CT .
Written in English


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StatementEvgenii V. Anisimov ; translated by Kathleen Carol.
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LC ClassificationsDK
The Physical Object
Pagination375 p. :
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22607786M
ISBN 100275984648

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From the untimely demise of the year-old Peter the Great in to nearly the end of that century, the fate of the Russian empire would rest largely in the hands of five tsarinas. This book tells their stories. Peter's widow Catherine I (), an orphan and former laundress, would gain control of the ancestral throne, a victorious army, and formidable navy in a country that stretched.   Five empresses by E. V. Anisimov; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Empresses, Women, Biography, History; Places: Russia; People: Anna Empress of Russia (), Anna Leopolʹdovna Princess Regent (), Catherine I Empress of Russia (), Catherine II Empress of Russia (), Elizabeth Empress of Russia (); Times: 18th century. Anisimov's book now makes acquiring that knowledge easy." - Biography "With Five Empresses, the Anglophone world has access to Anisimov's marvelous narrative gifts, particularly given the excellent translation by Kathleen ov tells a fast-paced, colorful, and nugget-filled story that should be especially popular among undergraduates."/5(4).   The Hardcover of the Five Empresses: Court Life in Eighteenth-Century Russia by Evgenii V. Anisimov at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Brand: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated.

Five Empresses: Court Life in Eighteenth-Century Russia by Evgenii V. Anisimov and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Five Empresses Court Life in Eighteenth-Century Russia. by Evgenii V. Anisimov. While Peter the Great would steer Russian destiny firmly west toward Europe, it would be left to five empresses to survive court politics, conniving relatives, and the perils of childbirth to carry this vision forward throughout most of . Five Empresses Court Life in Eighteenth-Century Russia the fate of the Russian empire would rest largely in the hands of five tsarinas. This book tells their stories. Peter's widow Catherine I (), an orphan and former laundress, would gain control of the ancestral throne, a victorious army, and formidable navy in a country that. Get this from a library! Five empresses: court life in eighteenth-century Russia. [E V Anisimov] -- "From the untimely demise of the year-old Peter the Great in to nearly the end of that century, the fate of the Russian empire would rest largely in the hands of five tsarinas. Peter's widow.

In Five Empresses, he presents detailed, rich histories of these women's lives that are remarkable for being both readable and rooted in solid n history is scarcely more interesting that when it delves into the lives of the tsars and tsarinas. And with this book. Anisimov vaults to . Read this book on Questia. Five Empresses: Court Life in Eighteenth-Century Russia by Evgenii V. Anisimov, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Five Empresses: Court Life in Eighteenth-Century Russia (). The nobility spent this period under the five empresses regaining much of the power and privilages they had lost under Peter the Great. This was the price that was paid in order to keep the ladies in power. By the time Catherine died the great magnates of Russian history had recovered and recouped something resembling real political power/5(3).   Five Empresses by Evgenii V. Anisimov, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.