Peter the Great's 'special book'

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History Today
Vol. 65, no. 11 (November 2015), p. 19-24

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The reforming Tsar sought to westernise his empire, yet in 1723 he published an uncompromising reassertion of his absolutist doctrine, which has traditionally marked Rusia's national consciousness, says Antony Lentin