The History of Peter the Great, Emperor of Russia
Publisher: Leavitt & Allen 426
Number of pages: 1857
Peter the Great was tall, genteel, well made, with a noble aspect, piercing eyes and a robust constitution, fitted for all kinds of hardship and bodily exercise. He had a sound understanding, which is the basis of all real abilities; and to this was joined an active disposition, which prompted him to undertake and execute the greatest things.
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by Mary Platt Parmele - Charles Scribners' Sons
The book gives a good overview of the history of social and political life in the Russia from the earliest times to about the turn of the 20th century. The author's style is a flowing narrative that ties together the various historical events.
by Charles E. Chapman - The Macmillan Company
The present work is an attempt to give in one volume the main features of Spanish history from the standpoint of America. It should serve almost equally well for residents of both the English-speaking and the Spanish American countries.
by George Seldes - Harper & Brothers Publishers
To understand Fascism it is necessary to know its suppressed history and the mind and actions of its spiritual father, and it is the purpose of this book to present documented facts, so that the reader can comprehend the origins of Fascism in Italy.
by James Harvey Robinson - Ginn & company
The excellence of Robinson's 'History of Western Europe' has been attested by the immediate and widespread adoption of the book in many of the best schools and colleges of the country. It is an epoch-making text-book on the subject.