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The Resource Catherine the Great : love, sex and power, Virginia Rounding

Catherine the Great : love, sex and power, Virginia Rounding

Label
Catherine the Great : love, sex and power
Title
Catherine the Great
Title remainder
love, sex and power
Statement of responsibility
Virginia Rounding
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of the late-eighteenth-century Russian ruler discusses how she seized and kept the throne in spite of her illegitimate claim and a series of wars, rebellions, and plagues, tracing how she rendered Russia a major European power
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
176861
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rounding, Virginia
Dewey number
  • 947/.063092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DK170
LC item number
.R68 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Catherine
  • Empresses
  • Russia
  • Russia
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
love, sex, and power
Label
Catherine the Great : love, sex and power, Virginia Rounding
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 512-552) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From Feudal Anthill to the Court of Russia -- Engagement and wedding -- Early married life -- Catherine grows up -- Sir Charles Hanbury-Williams and Stanislas Poniatowski -- Empress of all the Russias -- Murder, coronation and conspiracy -- Catherine sets to work -- Laws, smallpox and war -- The heroic Orlov -- Confusion and unrest -- Passion and pretenders -- New lovers and a new daughter-in-law -- Grandsons and other acquisitions -- The empress and the emperor -- The failures of physicians -- Convalescence and recovery -- The great Crimean Voyage, and 'proverbs' in Petersburg -- The beginning of the end -- Last years -- Death and burial
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxv, 566 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780312328870
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006047084
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color portraits
System control number
  • 76871519
  • (OCoLC)76871519
Label
Catherine the Great : love, sex and power, Virginia Rounding
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 512-552) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From Feudal Anthill to the Court of Russia -- Engagement and wedding -- Early married life -- Catherine grows up -- Sir Charles Hanbury-Williams and Stanislas Poniatowski -- Empress of all the Russias -- Murder, coronation and conspiracy -- Catherine sets to work -- Laws, smallpox and war -- The heroic Orlov -- Confusion and unrest -- Passion and pretenders -- New lovers and a new daughter-in-law -- Grandsons and other acquisitions -- The empress and the emperor -- The failures of physicians -- Convalescence and recovery -- The great Crimean Voyage, and 'proverbs' in Petersburg -- The beginning of the end -- Last years -- Death and burial
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxv, 566 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780312328870
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006047084
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color portraits
System control number
  • 76871519
  • (OCoLC)76871519

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