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The Resource Catherine the Great, Simon Dixon

Catherine the Great, Simon Dixon

Label
Catherine the Great
Title
Catherine the Great
Statement of responsibility
Simon Dixon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of the eighteenth-century Russian empress documents her rise from a little-known German princess to become one of Europe's most celebrated monarchs, in an account that offers insight into her public and private achievements
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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306283
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Dixon, Simon
Dewey number
  • 947/.063092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DK170
LC item number
.D56 2009
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
Label
Catherine the Great, Simon Dixon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Profile Books, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 340-395) 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
The coronation of a usurper, 1762 -- From Pomerania to St Petersburg, 1729-1744 -- Betrothal and marriage, 1744-1745 -- Living and loving at the Court of Empress Elizabeth, 1746-1753 -- Ambition, 1754-1759 -- Assassination, 1759-1762 -- "Our Lady of St Petersburg," 1763-1766 -- Philosopher on the throne, 1767-1768 -- Imperial ambitions, 1768-1772 -- Paul, Pugachëv, and Potëmkin, 1772-1775 -- The search for emotional stability, 1776-1784 -- Zenith, 1785-1790 -- End of an era, 1790-1796 -- The afterlife of an empress
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xv, 432 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060786274
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
System control number
  • 148886790
  • (OCoLC)148886790
Label
Catherine the Great, Simon Dixon
Publication
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Profile Books, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 340-395) 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
The coronation of a usurper, 1762 -- From Pomerania to St Petersburg, 1729-1744 -- Betrothal and marriage, 1744-1745 -- Living and loving at the Court of Empress Elizabeth, 1746-1753 -- Ambition, 1754-1759 -- Assassination, 1759-1762 -- "Our Lady of St Petersburg," 1763-1766 -- Philosopher on the throne, 1767-1768 -- Imperial ambitions, 1768-1772 -- Paul, Pugachëv, and Potëmkin, 1772-1775 -- The search for emotional stability, 1776-1784 -- Zenith, 1785-1790 -- End of an era, 1790-1796 -- The afterlife of an empress
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xv, 432 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060786274
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
System control number
  • 148886790
  • (OCoLC)148886790

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