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Peter the Great: The Struggle for Power, 1671-1725 (New Studies in European History) Paperback – 12 Jan 2008


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'… based on a massive amount of research in Russia and Europe and is a masterpiece of scholarship.' Contemporary Review

'… an outstanding work of scholarship. The scale of the achievement is enviable: by scouring European archives and applying his forensic intelligence to a daunting range of published sources in several languages, Paul Bushkovitch has given us a wholly refreshing view of the politics of Peter's reign, rich in texture and all the more attractive for being expressed in plain English … there is not a dull page in the book … readers at almost every level of sophistication have much to learn from it.' Reviews in History

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A narrative of the fifty years of political struggles at the Russian court, 1671–1725. This book shows how Peter the Great was not the all-powerful tsar working alone to reform Russia, but that he colluded with powerful and contentious aristocrats in order to achieve his goals.

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The deadly rivalry among the boyars after the death of Tsar Aleksei in 1676 can only be understood in the context of the value system and political structure of the court elite in the last years of the life of peter's father. Read the first page
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HASH(0x946956e4) out of 5 stars Political History of Peter the Great 14 April 2014
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If you have read the fundamental books on Peter the Great each truly important book has their own slant. Robert Massie was a journalist and his wife was a historian. He wrote the story of Peter the Great in way way that is interesting and accessible to anyone. Lindsay Hughes wrote the sociology of Russia at the time. This book forms a trilogy. It is the story of the political alliances in the court of Peter the Great and their machinations. Together the three, sometimes wrong on lesser detail but very correct on major points, form must reading for anyone else wanting to understand Russia at a turning point and Russia today.
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