Peter the Great

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Echo Library, Nov 1, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 144 pages
7 Reviews
A comprehensive account of the life of 'the founder of Russian civilization'.

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Review: Peter the Great (Makers of History #20)

User Review  - seanc - Goodreads

This was possibly the wrong version to read. The writing style is simplistic, if not condescending, and the author repeats information he has already disclosed in previous chapters like it was new ... Read full review

Review: Peter the Great (Makers of History #20)

User Review  - Vikas Datta - Goodreads

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About the author (2007)

Jacob Abbott (1803 1879) was a prolific author, writing juvenile fiction, popular science, brief histories, biographies, and religious books for the general reader. After graduating from Bowdoin College in 1820 and becoming ordained in 1826, he founded a high school for girls in Boston and another in New York.

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