ISBN.nu logo
isbn.nu
search for books and compare prices
Search >
empresses russia biography matches 16 work(s)
displaying 1 to 16 | at end
show results in order: alphabetically | oldest to newest | newest to oldest
Cover for 9781454905608 Cover for 9780312381004 Cover for 9781250022196 Cover for 9780679456728 Cover for 9781410450210 Cover for 9780345408778 Cover for 9781594136153 Cover for 9780679645610 Cover for 9780312328870 Cover for 9781905791064 Cover for 9780312253073 Cover for 9780312302382 Cover for 9780679642992 Cover for 9780812969870 Cover for 9780275984649 Cover for 9780841914216 Cover for 9781892941541 Cover for 9780735101043 Cover for 9781559722117 Cover for 9780312135034
1
cover image for 9781454905608
Product Description: In this sixth volume of Alan Axelrod's popular CEO series, he dispenses the wisdom of a female monarch for the first time since his Businessweek bestseller Elizabeth I, CEO. Catherine the Great traveled from Germany to Russia at only 14 years of age, and rose to become one of the most remarkable, powerful, and captivating rulers in history...read more
Edition summary (click for prices and details):

Hardcover:

9781454905608, titled "Catherine the Great, CEO: 7 Principles to Guide & Inspire Modern Leaders" | Sterling Pub Co Inc, November 5, 2013, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In this sixth volume of Alan Axelrod's popular CEO series, he dispenses the wisdom of a female monarch for the first time since his Businessweek bestseller Elizabeth I, CEO.

2
cover image for 9781250022196
Product Description: Alix & Nicky tells the dramatic story of Emperor Nicholas II and his wife Alexandra Fyodorovna, the last Tsar and Tsarina of Russia—A penetrating and deeply personal study that gives profound psychological insight into their marriage and how it shaped the  events that engulfed them...read more
Edition summary (click for prices and details):

Hardcover:

9780312381004 | St Martins Pr, January 17, 2012, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The dramatic story of Emperor Nicholas II and his wife Alexandra Fyodorovna, the last Tsar and Tsarina of Russia—A penetrating and deeply personal study that gives profound psychological insight into their marriage and how it shaped the  events that engulfed them.

Paperback:

9781250022196 | Reprint edition (Griffin, January 22, 2013), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Alix & Nicky tells the dramatic story of Emperor Nicholas II and his wife Alexandra Fyodorovna, the last Tsar and Tsarina of Russia—A penetrating and deeply personal study that gives profound psychological insight into their marriage and how it shaped the  events that engulfed them.

3
cover image for 9781594136153
Product Description: A New York Times Bestseller -- Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Nicholas and Alexandra and Peter the Great Robert K. Massie delivers another masterpiece of narrative biography, the story of an obscure young German princess who traveled to Russia at fourteen and rose to become one of the most remarkable, powerful, and captivating women in history...read more
Edition summary (click for prices and details):

Hardcover:

9781410450210 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, August 22, 2012), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: A New York Times Bestseller -- Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Nicholas and Alexandra and Peter the Great Robert K.
9780679456728 | Random House Inc, November 8, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure young German princess who traveled to Russia at fourteen and rose to become one of the most remarkable, powerful, and captivating women in history.

Paperback:

9781594136153 | Large print edition (Large Print Pr, October 2, 2012), cover price $20.99 | About this edition: A New York Times Bestseller -- Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Nicholas and Alexandra and Peter the Great Robert K.
9780345408778 | Random House Inc, September 18, 2012, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: “[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion .

4
cover image for 9780679645610
Product Description: From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Robert K. Massie—also available are Peter the Great and The RomanovsIn this commanding book, Robert K. Massie, prize-winning author of Catherine the Great, sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the Romanovs’ lives: Nicholas’s political naïveté, Alexandra’s obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin, and little Alexis’s brave struggle with hemophilia...read more
Edition summary (click for prices and details):

Hardcover:

9780679645610 | Reprint edition (Modern Library, September 18, 2012), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Robert K.

5
A portrait of the late eighteenth-century Russian ruler discusses how she seized and kept the throne in spite of her illegitimate claim and a series of wars, rebellions, and plagues, tracing how she rendered Russia a major European power.
Edition summary (click for prices and details):

Hardcover:

9780312328870 | St Martins Pr, February 6, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A portrait of the late eighteenth-century Russian ruler discusses how she seized and kept the throne in spite of her illegitimate claim and a series of wars, rebellions, and plagues, tracing how she rendered Russia a major European power.

Paperback:

9780312378639 | Reprint edition (Griffin, January 22, 2008), cover price $20.99 | About this edition: Based on her correspondence as well as contemporary accounts, a modern portrait of the late eighteenth-century Russian Imperial ruler describes how Empress Catherine II seized and kept the throne in spite of her illegitimate claim and a series of wars, rebellions, and plagues, detailing how she rendered Russia a major European power.

Miscellaneous:

9781429967983 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr, April 1, 2010), cover price $9.99

6
cover image for 9781905791064
Product Description: The story of Catherine the Great is an extraordinary one. Born Princess Sophia Augusta zu Anhalt-Zerbst, a German princess in a family of modest means, she became one of the greatest rulers of the vast Russian Empire in the eighteenth century...read more
Edition summary (click for prices and details):

Paperback:

9781905791064 | Haus Pub, May 30, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The story of Catherine the Great is an extraordinary one.

7
Examines Alexandra's childhood, her marriage to Nicholas, her increasing eccentricites and psychological anguish, and her focus and dependence on a series of occult mentors, including Rasputin.
Edition summary (click for prices and details):

Hardcover:

9780312253073 | St Martins Pr, September 1, 2001, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Examines Alexandra's childhood, her marriage to Nicholas, her increasing eccentricites and psychological anguish, and her focus and dependence on a series of occult mentors, including Rasputin.

Paperback:

9780312302382 | Reprint edition (Griffin, September 1, 2002), cover price $23.99 | About this edition: A richly textured and compelling account delves into the mysterious personal life of Alexandra, Russia's last tsarina, by detailing her childhood, her marriage to Nicholas, her increasing eccentricities and psychological anguish, and her focus and dependence on a series of occult mentors, including Rasputin.

Miscellaneous:

9781429904025 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr, April 1, 2007), cover price $9.99

8
cover image for 9780679642992
A definitive translation of the memoirs by the powerful Russian queen describes Catherine's youth, her unhappy marriage and life prior to taking the Russian throne, her dealing with the intrigues and betrayals of Russian court life, and her ultimate rise to power. 12,500 first printing.
Edition summary (click for prices and details):

Hardcover:

9780679642992 | Modern Library, July 5, 2005, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Presents the memoirs of Catherine the Great, empress of Russia, who came to power after her husband was overthrown in a coup d'etat and was viewed as an enlightened monarch.

9
cover image for 9780812969870
A definitive translation of the memoirs by the powerful Russian queen describes Catherine's youth, her unhappy marriage and life prior to taking the Russian throne, her dealing with the intrigues and betrayals of Russian court life, and her ultimate rise to power. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
By Catherine the Great (corporate author), Markus Cruse (trans) and Hilde Hoogenboom (trans)
Edition summary (click for prices and details):

Paperback:

9780812969870 | Reprint edition (Modern Library, June 13, 2006), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Presents the memoirs of Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia, who came to power after her husband was overthrown in a coup d'etat and was viewed as an enlightened monarch.

10
cover image for 9780275984649
Product Description: From the untimely demise of the 52-year-old Peter the Great in 1725 to nearly the end of that century, the fate of the Russian empire would rest largely in the hands of five tsarinas. This book tells their stories. Peter's widow Catherine I (1725-27), an orphan and former laundress, would gain control of the ancestral throne, a victorious army, and formidable navy in a country that stretched from the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean...read more
Edition summary (click for prices and details):

Hardcover:

9780275984649 | Praeger Pub Text, November 30, 2004, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: From the untimely demise of the 52-year-old Peter the Great in 1725 to nearly the end of that century, the fate of the Russian empire would rest largely in the hands of five tsarinas.

11
Edition summary (click for prices and details):

Hardcover:

9780841914216 | Holmes & Meier Pub, October 1, 2001, cover price $37.95

12
cover image for 9781892941541
Product Description: Peter the Great was a tough act to follow. Who could possibly take the place of that gigantic reformer, that despotic visionary? He died in 1725, leaving Russia with one foot in the modern world and one foot in obscurity - and entirely caught up in a snarl of conspiracies and betrayals...read more
Edition summary (click for prices and details):

Paperback:

9781892941541 | Algora Pub, June 1, 2001, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Peter the Great was a tough act to follow.

Miscellaneous:

9781892941343 | Algora Pub, June 1, 2001, cover price $18.95

13
cover image for 9780735101043
Reveals the story of Tsar Nicholas' wife, a major force in the destruction of the Russian Empire, and her involvement with the infamous Rasputin
Edition summary (click for prices and details):

Hardcover:

9780735101043 | Reprint edition (Replica Books, February 1, 2001), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Reveals the story of Tsar Nicholas' wife, a major force in the destruction of the Russian Empire, and her involvement with the infamous Rasputin
9781559722117 | Birch Lane Pr, June 1, 1994, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Reveals the story of Tsar Nicholas' wife, a major force in the destruction of the Russian Empire, and her involvement with the infamous Rasputin

14
cover image for 9780312135034
Product Description: From the moment the fourteen-year-old Princess Sophia of Anhalt-Zerbst agreed to marry the heir to the Russian throne, she was mired in a quicksand of intrigue. Precociously intelligent, self-confident, and attractive but with a stubborn, wayward streak, Sophia withstood a degree of emotional battering that would have broken a weaker spirit until at last she emerged, triumphant over her many enemies, as Empress Catherine II of Russia...read more
Edition summary (click for prices and details):

Hardcover:

9780517590911 | Crown Pub, May 1, 1994, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Presents a biography of the legendary Russian empress that emphasizes Catherine the Great's political ability, humanitarian inclinations, and other accomplishments

Paperback:

9780312135034 | Griffin, September 1, 1995, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: From the moment the fourteen-year-old Princess Sophia of Anhalt-Zerbst agreed to marry the heir to the Russian throne, she was mired in a quicksand of intrigue.

15
Edition summary (click for prices and details):

Paperback:

9780938635901 | St Herman Pr, August 1, 1992, cover price $9.95

16
A study of the reign of Catherine the Great focuses on her sex life and its impact on her public character, rise to power, and political achievements
Edition summary (click for prices and details):

Hardcover:

9780698112018 | Coward Mc Cann, November 1, 1982, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A study of the reign of Catherine the Great focuses on her sex life and its impact on her public character, rise to power, and political achievements

displaying 1 to 16 | at end