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The Resource Catherine the Great : love, sex and power, Virginia Rounding

Catherine the Great : love, sex and power, Virginia Rounding

Label
Catherine the Great : love, sex and power
Title
Catherine the Great
Title remainder
love, sex and power
Statement of responsibility
Virginia Rounding
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rounding, Virginia
Dewey number
  • 947/.063092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DK170
LC item number
.R68 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Catherine
  • Empresses
  • Russia
  • Russia
Label
Catherine the Great : love, sex and power, Virginia Rounding
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Hutchinson, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 512-552) and index
Contents
From Feudal Anthill to the Court of Russia -- Engagement and wedding -- Early married life -- Catherine grows up -- Sir Charles Hanbury-Williams and Stanislas Poniatowski -- Empress of all the Russias -- Murder, coronation and conspiracy -- Catherine sets to work -- Laws, smallpox and war -- The heroic Orlov -- Confusion and unrest -- Passion and pretenders -- New lovers and a new daughter-in-law -- Grandsons and other acquisitions -- The empress and the emperor -- The failures of physicians -- Convalescence and recovery -- The great Crimean Voyage, and 'proverbs' in Petersburg -- The beginning of the end -- Last years -- Death and burial
Control code
ocm76871519
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxv, 566 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312328870
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006047084
Other physical details
col. ill., col. ports.
Label
Catherine the Great : love, sex and power, Virginia Rounding
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Hutchinson, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 512-552) and index
Contents
From Feudal Anthill to the Court of Russia -- Engagement and wedding -- Early married life -- Catherine grows up -- Sir Charles Hanbury-Williams and Stanislas Poniatowski -- Empress of all the Russias -- Murder, coronation and conspiracy -- Catherine sets to work -- Laws, smallpox and war -- The heroic Orlov -- Confusion and unrest -- Passion and pretenders -- New lovers and a new daughter-in-law -- Grandsons and other acquisitions -- The empress and the emperor -- The failures of physicians -- Convalescence and recovery -- The great Crimean Voyage, and 'proverbs' in Petersburg -- The beginning of the end -- Last years -- Death and burial
Control code
ocm76871519
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxv, 566 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312328870
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006047084
Other physical details
col. ill., col. ports.

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