Emperor of the Cossacks
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Emperor of the Cossacks Pugachev and the frontier jacquerie of 1773-1775. by John T. Alexander

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Published by Coronado Press in [Lawrence, Kan.] .
Written in English


  • Pugachev, Emel £i Łan Ivanovich, -- d. 1775.,
  • Russia -- History -- Catherine II, 1762-1796.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination245 p. :
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14311560M
ISBN 10872910458

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In Cossacks: Emperor's Edition, you'll take command during a turbulent time in European history. The brutal northern raiders called Cossacks invade swiftly on horseback, destroying the greatest European cities. Take charge of these deadly soldiers, or lead the armies that stand against them. Either way, you'll have a chance to reshape Europe forever/5(3). Emperor of the Cossacks by Professor John T Alexander, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1). This interesting and informative book presents a picture of warriors quite different from today's flyover heroes and values diametrically opposed to the 'didn't inhale' crowd. Mr Feodoroff, a Cossack himself, offers us a detailed history of his people, including their politics, military afflictions, culture, ideology and philosophy, as well as their typical personality characteristics.2/5(1). The Cossacks, being written by Leo Tolstoy, becomes much more, of course. Tolstoy's short novel is about a young Russian aristocrat, Dmitri Olenin, who leaves Moscow, disillusioned with Moscow society and with love/5.

The Cossacks (Russian: Казаки [Kazaki]) is a short novel by Leo Tolstoy, published in in the popular literary magazine The Russian was originally called Young Manhood. Both Ivan Turgenev and the Nobel prize-winning Russian writer Ivan Bunin gave the work great praise, Turgenev calling it his favorite work by Tolstoy. Tolstoy began work on the story in August Author: Leo Tolstoy. Wolf of the Steppes is the first of a four-volume set that collects, for the first time, the complete Cossack stories of Harold Lamb and presents them in order: every adventure of Khlit the Cossack and those of his friends, allies, and fellow Cossacks, many of which have never before appeared between book covers. Compiled and edited by the /5(33). John T. Alexander is the author of Catherine the Great ( avg rating, ratings, 20 reviews, published ), The Sigma Male ( avg rating, 13 ra /5.   The Zaporozhian Cossack Letter Febru Lenny Flank 5 Comments In the later part of the 17th century, the ruling Sultan of the Ottoman Empire sent an edict to the Ukrainian Cossacks on his northern border, demanding that they stop launching raids into his territory.

  And while some would say that this book is a good first-reading of Tolstoy (because it's short, pages), I would counsel otherwise. If you read this one subsequent to Tolstoy's later works, you'll find "The Cossacks" to be refreshing in its raw and straightforward conveyance of Tolstoy's clear early-period literary talent/5(52).   Prince Grigory Potemkin was Catherine the Great's lover, secret husband, and partner in ruling the Russian Empire. Their affair was so tumultuous, they negotiated an arrangement that allowed them to share power while he was free to love his beautiful nieces, and Catherine, her favorites. But they never stopped loving each other. Their endearing and passionate relationship remains one of 4/5(3). Yemelyan Ivanovich Pugachev (Russian: Емелья́н Ива́нович Пугачёв; c. – 21 January [ O.S. 10 January] ) was an ataman of the Yaik Cossacks who led a great popular insurrection during the reign of Catherine the Great. Pugachev claimed to be Catherine's late husband, Emperor Peter : c. , present-day Kotelnikovsky . Books shelved as cossacks: Taras Bulba by Nikolai Gogol, The Cossacks by Leo Tolstoy, Чорна рада by Panteleimon Kulish, Вечера на хуторе близ Диканьки. П.