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The Present State of Russia Vol. 1





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ISBN 9781032218748
April 29, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
414 Pages

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Originally published in 1722-23, this edition in 1968. "An account of the Government of that country, both civil and ecclesiastical; of the Czar's forces by sea and land, the regulation of his finances, the several methods he made use of to civilize his people and improve the country, his transactions with several Eastern Princes, and what happened most remarkable at his court, particularly in relation to the late Czarewitz, from the year 1714, to 1720.

The whole being the journal of a foreign minister who resided in Russia at that time. With a description of Petersbourg and Cronslot, and several other pieces relating to the affairs of Russia."

Table of Contents

Containing I: An account of the Government of that country, both civil and ecclesiastical; of the Czar's forces by sea and land, the regulation of his finances, the several methods he made use of to civilize his people and improve the country, his transactions with several Eastern Princes, and what happened most remarkable at his court, particularly in relation to the late Czarewitz, from the year 1714, to 1720.

The whole being the Journal of a Foreign Minister who resided in Russia at that time.

II: A Description of Petersbourg and Cronflot, with the Plan of the first, and the Prospect of the latter.

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Biography

Friedrich Christian Weber (d.1739)