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Peter the Great von Abbott, Jacob (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 23.10.2010
  • Verlag: Pub One Info
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Peter the Great

pubOne.info thank you for your continued support and wish to present you this new edition. There are very few persons who have not heard of the fame of Peter the Great, the founder, as he is generally regarded by mankind, of Russian civilization. The celebrity, however, of the great Muscovite sovereign among young persons is due in a great measure to the circumstance of his having repaired personally to Holland, in the course of his efforts to introduce the industrial arts among his people, in order to study himself the art and mystery of shipbuilding, and of his having worked with his own hands in a ship-yard there. The little shop where Peter pursued these practical studies still stands in Saardam, a ship-building town not far from Amsterdam. The building is of wood, and is now much decayed, but, to preserve it from farther injury, it has been incased in a somewhat larger building of brick, and it is visited annually by great numbers of curious travelers.

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 23.10.2010
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9782819912767
    Verlag: Pub One Info
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