During his reign as tsar of Russia, Pyotr Alekseyevich Romanov dragged his country–kicking and screaming–into the eighteenth century.
He didn’t do it alone…
Peter the Great: His Life and World. Robert K Massie, 1980.
Russia in the Era of Peter the Great. L Jay Oliva, 1969.
Peter the Great. Paul Bushkovitch, 2001.
Peter the Great. Derek Wilson, 2010.
Land of the Firebird: The Beauty of Old Russia. Suzanne Massie, 1980.