"Catherine the Great:A Short History" by Isabel De Madariaga Book Review by Write Fine

"Catherine the Great:A Short History" by Isabel De Madariaga
A discussion of the life of Catherine the Great as described in Isabel De Madariaga's book, "Catherine the Great: A Short History."
# 111742 | 1,328 words | 1 source | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Jan 29, 2009 in Literature (American) , History (Russian)


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This paper discusses Isabel De Madariaga's book, "Catherine the Great: A Short History" and shows that sometimes in history, events occur that are so out of the ordinary that they actually alter events that have not changed their course in decades or even generations. The paper explains that this is what took place when Catherine the Great, a woman and non-Russian, unexpectedly became Tsarina of Russia in 1762 without any claim to the throne, and goes on to tell her life story as De Madariaga described it. The paper notes that Catherine went unnoticed for many years until Isabel De Madariaga reintroduced Catherine in her book.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • De Madariaga, Isabel. Catherine the Great: A Short History. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990.

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"Catherine the Great:A Short History" by Isabel De Madariaga (2009, January 29) Retrieved February 27, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/catherine-the-great-a-short-history-by-isabel-de-madariaga-111742/

MLA Format

""Catherine the Great:A Short History" by Isabel De Madariaga" 29 January 2009. Web. 27 February. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/catherine-the-great-a-short-history-by-isabel-de-madariaga-111742/>

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