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The memoirs of Catherine the Great

Catherine II Empress of Russia

The memoirs of Catherine the Great

by Catherine II Empress of Russia

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Published by Hamilton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soviet Union -- History -- Catherine II, 1762-1796

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Dominique Maroger ; withan introduction by G. P. Gooch ; translated from the French by Moura Budberg.
    ContributionsMaroger, Dominique.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination400p.,5 leaves of plates ;
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23098168M

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Fluent in French, Russian, and German, Catherine published political theory, journalism, comedies, operas, and history, while writing thousands of letters as she corresponded with Voltaire and other public figures.

The Memoirs of Catherine the Great provides an unparalleled window into eighteenth-century Russia and the mind of an absolute ruler/5(22). “Catherine the Great’s memoirs are a classic and almost unique record of personality and power, the work of one of history’s greatest and most alluring leaders but also of a young girl trapped in a sinister court and a miserable marriage–this new edition is the best for decades and the one for both general and scholarly readers to use.”Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

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News, Author: Mark Cruse. The Memoirs of Catherine the Great book. Read 40 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Empress Catherine II brought Europe to Russia, a /5. Robert K. Massie constructed his biography of Catherine the Great relying heavily on material from her memoirs (now published by Random House under the title The Memoirs of Catherine the Great), which provided him with rare, honest views of an eighteenth century royal's life.

These memoirs make for rewarding reading in their own right and are vastly supplemented by the dramas, letters. About The Memoirs of Catherine the Great.

Empress Catherine II brought Europe to Russia, and Russia to Europe, during her long and eventful reign (—96). She fostered the culture of the Enlightenment and greatly expanded the immense empire created by Czar Ivan the Terrible, shifting the balance of power in Europe eastward.

Memoirs of the Empress Catherine II. Written by Herself Language: English: LoC Class: DK: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Russia, Former Soviet Republics, Poland: Subject: Catherine II, Empress of Russia, Subject: Empresses -- Russia -- Biography Subject: Russia -- History -- Catherine II, Category: Text: EBook-No.

Fluent in French, Russian, and German, Catherine published political theory, journalism, comedies, operas, and history, while writing thousands of letters as she corresponded with Voltaire and other public figures. The Memoirs of Catherine the Great provides an unparalleled window into eighteenth-century Russia and the mind of an absolute ruler/5(4).

The Memoirs of Catherine the Great provides an unparalleled window into eighteenth-century Russia and the mind of an absolute ruler. With insight, humor, and candor, Catherine presents her eyewitness account of history, from her whirlwind entry into the Russian court in at age fourteen as the intended bride of Empress Elizabeth I’s.

The Memoirs of Princess Dashkova Book Summary: Princess Yekaterina Romanovna Vorontsova-Dashkova ( – ) was a leading figure of the Russian Enlightenment and the closest female friend of Empress Catherine the Great. By her own account, she played a critical role in the coup d'état by which the autocratic Peter III was overthrown and Catherine was raised to the throne.

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A product of the Enlightenment, Catherine fended off her adolescent loneliness by reading: the classics in their original languages, works in the modern European languages, complex books thought to be above.Catherine the Great is one of the most influential rulers in Russian history.

Though born in Prussia, she endeavored to gain the throne of Russia and went on to be the longest-ruling empress in Russian history. She ruled as an enlightened despot, promoting the principles of the European Enlightenment as she sought to modernize her beloved country.