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Peter the Great's visit to England in January 1698 has been called "the most picturesque episode in the history of Anglo-Russian relations." This book shows how the British have responded to Peter during the past three centuries. It makes use of an extensive range of printed sources to show the reactions to his visit, his personality and his reign by contemporaries and byPeter the Great's visit to England in January 1698 has been called "the most picturesque episode in the history of Anglo-Russian relations." This book shows how the British have responded to Peter during the past three centuries. It makes use of an extensive range of printed sources to show the reactions to his visit, his personality and his reign by contemporaries and by succeeding generations of journalists, biographers, poets and dramatists, as well as by painters and engravers....

Title : Peter the Great through British Eyes: Perceptions and Representations of the Tsar since 1698
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ISBN : 9780521782982
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 208 Pages
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