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Description - Catherine the Great by Isabel de Madariaga

An eminent scholar of Russian history here presents the most informative, balanced, and up-to-date short study of Catherine the Great and her reign. This edition includes a new preface dealing with recently discovered sources and revised interpretations of the period. Praise for the earlier edition: "A panoramic view of Russia's social, political, economic, and cultural development and of its emergence as a formidable power in the international arena during the thirty-four years of [Catherine's] reign."-Anthony Cross, New York Times Book Review "De Madariaga's book will be the standard and an essential guide for all students and scholars of Russian and European history of the second half of the eighteenth century."-Marc Raeff, Journal of Modern History

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300097221
ISBN-10: 0300097220
Format: Paperback
(196mm x 127mm x 19mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 16-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Isabel de Madariaga

Isabel de Madariaga is professor emeritus of Slavonic Studies at the University of London.

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