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Ivan the Terrible

Free to Reward and Free to Punish

Ivan the Terrible( )
Author: Halperin, Charles J.
ISBN:978-0-8229-4591-8
Publication Date:Oct 2019
Publisher:University of Pittsburgh Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

 Ivan the Terrible is infamous as a sadistic despot responsible for the deaths of thousands of innocent people, particularly during the years of the oprichnina, his state-within-a-state. Ivan was the first ruler in Russian history to use mass terror as a political instrument. However, Ivan's actions cannot be dismissed by attributing the behavior to insanity. Ivan interacted with Muscovite society as both he and Muscovy changed. This interaction needs to be...
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Pages:360
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches



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