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The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure German princess who became one of the most remarkable, powerful, and captivating women in history. Born into a minor noble family, Catherine transformed herself into empress of Russia by sheer determination.
For thirty-four years, the government, foreign policy, cultural development, and welfare of the Russian people were in her hands. She dealt with domestic rebellion, foreign wars, and the tidal wave of political change and violence churned up by the French Revolution. Catherine’s family, friends, ministers, generals, lovers, and enemies—all are here, vividly brought to life. History offers few stories richer than that of Catherine the Great. In this book, an eternally fascinating woman is returned to life.
The Subtle Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman Information
- File Size: 13286 KB ( Download PDF : )
- Language: English
- ASIN: B004J4X9L0
- Print Length: 656 pages
- Author : Robert K. Massie
- Publisher: Random House (November 8, 2011)
- Publication Date: November 8, 2011
About the Author
Robert K. Massie was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and studied American history at Yale and European history at Oxford, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. He was president of the Authors Guild from 1987 to 1991. His previous books include “Nicholas and Alexandra, Peter the Great: His Life and World “(for which he won a Pulitzer Prize for biography),” The Romanovs: The Final Chapter, “”Dreadnought: Britain, Germany, and the Coming of the Great War, “and” Castles of Steel: Britain, Germany, and the Winning of the Great War at Sea.”