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作者 Alexander, John T
書名 Catherine the Great : life and legend / John T. Alexander
出版項 New York : Oxford University Press, 1989
國際標準書號 0195052366
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 近史所郭廷以圖書館B棟一樓(洽櫃臺調閱)  947.063 A376    在架上    30550100249158
 歐美所圖書館3F西文書區  947.063 C2861al 1989    在架上  -  30500101519521
說明 xii, 418 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-395) and index
Catherine's Coup d'état -- The education of a Russian Empress (1729-1762) -- Coronation, consolidation, challenges -- Crisis renewed : the Volga voyage and the legislative commission -- Foreign policy and war, Poland and Turkey -- Pox, pestilence, and crisis in public health -- Plots, pretenders, Pugachevshchina -- "Legislomania" : reactions to crisis -- Nymphomania? Favorites and favoritism -- Succession concerns and Southern vistas -- Wars, war scares, and European revolution -- Spring surprises, autumn anxieties
Examines all aspects of Catherine the Great's life and career, focusing on her role as mother, lover, and ruler during her reign as Empress of Russia from 1762 to 1796
The first authoritative, popular biography of one of the most colorful characters in modern history, Catherin the Great provides a vivid portrait of Catherin as a mother, a lover, and, above all, an extremely savvy ruler. Concentrating on her long reign (1762-96), John T. Alexander examines all aspects of Catherine's life and career: the brilliant political strategies by which she earned the acceptance of a nationalistic elite; her expansive foreign policy; the domestic reforms she used to revamp the Russian military, political structure, and economy; and, of course, her infamous love life. The result of twenty years' research by one of America's leading narrative historians of modern Russia, this truly impressive work offers a much-needed, balanced reappraisal of one of history's most scandal-ridden figures
鏈接 Online version: Alexander, John T. Catherine the Great. New York : Oxford University Press, 1989 (OCoLC)573341028
Online version: Alexander, John T. Catherine the Great. New York : Oxford University Press, 1989 (OCoLC)629917027
主題 Catherine II, Empress of Russia, 1729-1796
Russia -- Kings and rulers -- Biography
Russia -- History -- Catherine II, 1762-1796
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