Terrible Tsarinas: Five Russian Women in Power
Five flamboyant, "full-blooded" women had a chance to rule Russia. How did it happen, and how did they do? In today's debates about male-female parity, much goes unsaid. Troyat's book brings back the past, when women really had political power. A realisti.
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Peter the Great (1672-1725) pulled Russia into the Western realm despite the opposition of noblemen, churchmen, and even the ordinary peasant. His untimely demise in 1725 did not allow him to appoint ... Read full review