A History of Russia - From the Birth of Peter the Great to the Death of Alexander II (Paperback)

A History of Russia - From the Birth of Peter the Great to the Death of Alexander II By W. R. Morfill Cover Image
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First published in 1901, this volume contains a comprehensive account of Russian history from the reign of Peter to the Battle of Navarino, 1827. This fascinating and detailed volume explores in details the reigns of the various Russian monarchs between this time, offering interesting information and fascinating insights into the country's history, society, and customs. Contents include: "The Early Days of Peter", "The Reign of Peter", "The Reign of Peter-continued", "The Reigns of Catherine I and Peter II", "The Reign of Anne", "The Reign of Anne-continued", "The Reigns of Ivan VI. And Elizabeth", "The Reigns of Peter III. And Catherine II.", "The Reign of Paul", "The Reign of Alexander I.", etc. William Richard Morfill FBA (1834 - 1909) was Professor of Russian and allied languages at the University of Oxford from 1900 to 1909. He was the first such professor in Britain and wrote many books on the subject, including "A Grammar of the Russian Language" (1889), "The Story of Russia" (1890), and "Slavonic Region" (1904). Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition for the enjoyment of history lovers now and for years to come.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781528704533
ISBN-10: 1528704533
Publisher: Obscure Press
Publication Date: March 23rd, 2018
Pages: 542
Language: English