Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

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Pulitzer Prize winner Massie offers the tale of a princess who went to Russia at 14 and became one of the most powerful women in history. Born into minor German nobility, she transformed herself into an empress by sheer determination. Possessing a brilliant, curious mind, she devoured the works of Enlightenment philosophers, and reaching the throne, tried using their princ...

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Title:Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Author:Robert K. Massie
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ISBN:0679456724
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:625 pages