Volume 33 Issue 1-2 (2017)
Russia, China and Eurasia: Social, Historical and Cultural Issues


ISSN: 1049-7714
Journal Frequency: Quarterly
Print Size: 6″ x 9″, Single Column

ISBN: N/A Categories: ,

Table of Contents

Special Issue

The Life of Peter the Great
by John Barrow Esq., 1903

Part 1

See Issue 33#3-4 for Part 2 of this Special Issue.

Introduction to the Special Issue
The Birth of the Czar Peter I
The Intrigues of His Family
Revolt of the Strelitzes or Russian Janizaries
The Regency of Sophia
The Czar Ascends the Throne
The Czar Creates a Navy, and New-Models His Army
Le Fort
First Attack on Azof Fails
The Second Succeeds
Conspiracy Discovered and Defeated
The Czar Peter Travels into Holland
His Residence at Zaandam
The Czar Peter Visits England
The Czar Inflicts Dreadful Punishment on the Conspirators
Commences His System of Reform
Death of Le Fort
Prepares a Large Fleet at Voronitz, on the Don
Commences a War with Sweden
The Battle of Narva
Peter’s Success against the Swedes
History of Catharine
Continued Successes over the Swedes
Peter Lays the Foundation of St. Petersburg
His Saxon Ally deprived of the Crown of Poland
Takes Dorpt, and Narva, and Mittau
Augustus Makes Peace with Charles
Disgraceful Conduct of the former
Seizure and Inhuman Death of Patkul
Masterly Maneuver of Peter
Position of the Russian and Swedish Armies

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