Ivan the Terrible

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Crowell, Jan 1, 1975 - Russia - 502 pages
This definitive biography offers abundant details on the life of Russian Czar Ivan IV (1530-1584), including his violent moodswings and his callous cruelty; the poisoning of his second wife and the murder of his son; and his obsession with religion and sin. The authors paint a chilling picture of life in Russia four hundred years ago that is based heavily on original Russian sources.

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