DeKalb [Ill.] : Northern Illinois University Press, 2003.
Book — xii, 308 p. : ill 24 cm.
Russian monarchs have long been regarded as majestic and despotic, ruling mute and servile subjects in a vast empire isolated from the rest of Europe. Challenging this view, Whittaker uncovers a political dialogue about the nature and limitations of monarchy in 18th-century Russia. (source: Nielsen Book Data)