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Terrible tsarinas : five Russian women in power / Henri Troyat ; translated by Andrea Lyn Secara.

Author/Creator:
Troyat, Henri, author.
Publication:
New York : Algora Publishing, 2001.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (256 p.)
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Subjects:
Empresses -- Russia -- Biography.
Russia -- History -- 1689-1801.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Five flamboyant, "full-blooded"" women had a chance to rule Russia. How did it happen, and how did they do? In today's debates about male-female parity, much goes unsaid. Troyat's book brings back the past, when women really had political power. A realisti
Contents:
CONTENTS; I CATHERINE SHOWS THE WAY; II CATHERINE'S REIGN: A FLASH OF FLAMBOYANCE; III MACHINATIONS AROUND THE THRONE; IV THE SURPRISE ACCESSION OF ANNA IVANOVNA; V THE EXTRAVAGANT ANNA; VI ONE ANNA AFTER ANOTHER; VII ELIZABETH'S TRIUMPH; VIII AN AUTOCRAT AT WORK AND PLAY; IX ELIZABETHAN RUSSIA; X HER MAJESTY AND THEIR IMPERIAL HIGHNESSES; XI ANOTHER CATHERINE!; INDEX; THE ROMANOV DYNASTY
Notes:
Includes index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed May 12, 2014).
Contributor:
Secara, Andrea Lyn, translator.
ISBN:
1-280-60903-6
9786610609031
1-892941-34-1
0-87586-148-2
OCLC:
123113278