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Peter the Great and the Emergence of Russia

B.H Sumner

Peter the Great and the Emergence of Russia

by B.H Sumner

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Written in English


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First Published 1951.

StatementB.H.Sumner.
The Physical Object
Pagination216p.
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22361267M
ISBN 100340083638

B.H. Sumner, Peter the Great and the Emergence of Russia (London: ), pp 91– Fredrick Charles Weber, The Present State of Russia (2 vols.), (; reprint, London: Frank Cass and Co, ). Lindsey Hughes, Russia in the Age of Peter the Great Father: Peter I the Great of Russia. Buy Peter the Great and the Emergence of Russia by B. H. Sumner (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : B. H. Sumner.

Nevertheless, few books have been published in English on the man and his work, and apart from B. H. Sumner's excellent but brief, Peter the Great and the Emergence of Russia (London, ), no worth-while study has been written in English since the biography by the American, Eugene Schuyler, was published in London in Even in Soviet. As portrayed by Robert K. Massie, the life and times of Peter the Great are unfolded as a vast and panoramic narrative, an evocation of the man and his world within the many spheres of activity by.

1. Peter the Great recognized that Russia had fallen behind western Europe. Determined to learn from his rivals, Peter visited Holland and England, where he toured shipyards, examined new military equipment, and observed western customs. 2. Peter returned to Moscow vowing to transform Russia into a great . Russia in the Age of Peter the Great (Book): Hughes, Lindsey: Peter the Great, often known as the Tsar Reformer, initiated a programme of modernization and Westernization that affected the lives of all his subjects. He founded a new capital, St Petersburg, which became a symbol of cultural change, and a navy, which signalled Russia's emergence as a maritime power.


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Peter the Great and the Emergence of Russia on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1). Peter the Great and the Emergence of Russia Mass Market Paperback – April 1, by Benedict Humphrey Sumner (Author)Author: Benedict Humphrey Sumner.

Peter The Great and the Emergence of Russia Hardcover – January 1, by B.H. Sumner (Author)5/5(2). Peter I gave shape to the needs and aspirations growing within Muscovite Society in the late 17th century.

Always watchful of the Western world, he supplied the impetus which reduced the feudal power of the boyars and forced Russia into the European family of nations/5.

Peter the Great and the emergence of Russia 12 editions By Benedict Humphrey Sumner, Benedict Humphrey Sumner Go to the editions section to read or download ebooks.

Peter the Great and the emergence of Russia. London: English Universities Press, [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Peter, Emperor of Russia; Peter, Emperor of Russia: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: B H Sumner.

This is my third book by Robert K. Massie and a History is safe in the hands of Robert K. Massie as his meticulously researched biography Of Peter the Great, his life and world really is a breathtaking Journey back into the Russia of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century, warts and all/5.

Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Sumner, B. Peter The Great And The Emergence Of Russia. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t6p03mc81 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi. Peter I or Peter the Great, –, czar of Russia (–), major figure in the development of imperial Russia.

Early Life Peter was the youngest child of Czar Alexis, by Alexis's second wife, Natalya Naryshkin. From Alexis's first marriage (with Maria Miloslavsky) were born Feodor III, Sophia Alekseyevna, and the semi-imbecile Ivan.

It explains the sort of Russia Peter found and how he transformed a land-locked backward country into one of Europe's major powers. Some of the events narrated in the book, such as Russia's vicotry over Sweden, the building of its fleet and the conquest of the Baltic still exhert their influence over current international by: Peter the Great and the emergence of Russia.

London, English Universities Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Peter, Emperor of Russia; Peter, Emperor of Russia; Peter, Emperor of Russia: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

Peter the Great, Peter I or Peter Alexeyevich ruled the Tsardom of Russia and later the Russian Empire from 7 May [O.S. 27 April] until his death injointly ruling before with his elder half-brother, Ivan V.

Through a number of successful wars, he expanded the Tsardom into a much larger empire that became a major European power and also laid the groundwork for the Russian navy after Father: Alexis of Russia. Peter the Great and the emergence of Russia. New York, Macmillan, (OCoLC) Named Person: Peter, Emperor of Russia; Peter, Emperor of Russia: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: B H Sumner.

Peter the Great was born Pyotr Alekseyevich on June 9,in Moscow, Russia. Peter the Great was the 14th child of Czar Alexis by his second wife, Natalya Kirillovna : I saw two Russian films called Young Peter the Great and The Great Beginning about the life of Peter the Great, Russia's Czar who wanted to Westernize Russia and turn it away from being "The Third Rome" or a continuation of Bzyantium.

This novel is based on those two films and is basically about Peter the Great's life as a young man/5. Sumner, Benedict H. Peter the Great and the emergence of Russia.

London. This book offers some great information regarding the reforms that took place under Peter the Great. Sumner discusses reform in the Civil Government and Religion as well as the social and economic changes.

This magisterial book—a history of Peter and the Russia he governed—examines the impact of a man who was both acclaimed as the architect of the New Russia and condemned as a crude despot who sacrificed cherished traditions for the sake of international success.

Peter the Great and the emergence of Russia. [B H Sumner] Peter, Emperor of Russia: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: B H Sumner. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: Maps on lining papers. "First printed ". Peter the Great and the emergence of Russia.

Benedict Humphrey Sumner. Collier Books, - Russia - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Peter I Tsar of Muscovy. The establishment of the Table of Ranks was among the most audacious of Peter's reforms, a direct blow to the power of the Boyars which changed Russian society significantly.

Previously, high-ranking state positions were hereditary, but with the establishment of the Table of. B.H. Sumner is the author of Peter the Great and the Emergence of Russia ( avg rating, 22 ratings, 7 reviews, published ), A Short History of Rus /5.White Russia (then within the borders of the Polish Republic) since 1 Cf.

B. H. Sumner, Survey of Russian History (London, ),bibli-ography in Reference Notes,; Peter the Great and the Emergence of Rus-sia (London, ), passim (see Index, ); R.

Wittram, Peter der Grosse Berlin-Gottingen-Heidelberg, ), K."Ian Grey's Peter the Great reads like a novel" - Louis Fischer The first modern Russian was Peter the Great. In this enthralling biography of that remarkable ruler, award-winning historian Ian Grey paints an illuminating portrait - clear, objective, and without malice or sentimentality.4/5.