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Catherine the Great and the Russian nobility

Paul Dukes

Catherine the Great and the Russian nobility

a study based onthe materials of the Legislative Commission of 1767

by Paul Dukes

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Published by Cambridge University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catherine -- II, -- Empress of Russia, -- 1729-1796.,
  • Soviet Union -- History -- 18th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.253-260.

    Statementby Paul Dukes.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,269p. ;
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18518014M


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