Sunlight at Midnight
St. Petersburg and the Rise of Modern Russia
ISBN10: 0465083242 ISBN13: 9780465083244 Publisher: Basic Books Published: Jun 5 2002 Weight: 1.40lbs. Height: 8.85" Width: 5.75" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
A history of the city of St. Petersburg documents Peter the Great's building of a new capital in the Neva River delta; its unlikely rise to the political, cultural, and economic center of the empire; and the leaders, builders, soldiers, and statesmen who contributed to its creation. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.