Ivan the Terrible (Profiles In Power) and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
  • List Price: $57.95
  • Save: $43.47 (75%)
Rented from Amazon Warehouse Deals
To Rent, select Shipping State from options above
Due Date: Dec 21, 2014
FREE return shipping at the end of the semester. Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with rentals.
Used: Acceptable | Details
Sold by rereadsonline
Condition: Used: Acceptable
Comment: some highlighting
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Add to Cart
Qty:1
  • List Price: $57.95
  • Save: $8.33 (14%)
Only 4 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Add to Cart
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Ivan the Terrible Paperback – August 27, 2003

ISBN-13: 978-0582099487 ISBN-10: 058209948X Edition: 1st

Buy New
Price: $49.62
Rent
Price: $14.48
15 New from $46.62 38 Used from $2.76
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Paperback
"Please retry"
$49.62
$46.62 $2.76

Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student



Frequently Bought Together

Ivan the Terrible + Russia and the Golden Horde: The Mongol Impact on Medieval Russian History + Catherine the Great: A Short History
Price for all three: $77.65

Buy the selected items together

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Save up to 90% on Textbooks
Rent textbooks, buy textbooks, or get up to 80% back when you sell us your books. Shop Now

Product Details

  • Paperback: 248 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (August 27, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 058209948X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0582099487
  • Product Dimensions: 0.6 x 6.5 x 8.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 2.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #344,529 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

Review

 'Andrei Pavlov of St. Petersburg and Maureen Perrie of Birmingham have written not only a very impressive synthesis of scholarship on the reign of Ivan IV, in itself a great accomplishment, but also a monograph which presents a coherent thesis concerning the relationship of Ivan's rule to Russia's political evolution. ...'

'This succinct volume now sets the standard by which all future "short" syntheses of Ivan's reign will be judged. This is far and away the most readable survey of Ivan's reign in print in English.'

'...In conclusion, Pavlov and Perrie have written a work which will appeal to specialists and nonspecialists alike, and will provide much food for thought about the still little-understood but always intriguing reign of Ivan the Terrible.'

H-Net Reviews, Charles Halperin of Indiana University

'Andrei Pavlov and Maureen Perrie have produced an excellent and very welcome biography of the fascinating and elusive Ivan the Terrible.  The work maintains the reader's interest in the horror and sensational cruelty of Ivan's reign, while adhering to rigorously scholarly standards and advancing an orginal argument of its own.'

'The book is well-written and readable.

Canadian Journal of  History, August 2004

'...this book can be highly recommended as a balanced and comprehensive account of Ivan IV's reign.'

Sergei Bogatyrev, SEER, 82, 4, 2004

'Ivan the Terrible is a valuable work for all scholars of Russian or early modern European history, and will be particularly useful for undergraduate students of this period.'

Debra Coulter, The Historical Association, Jan 2005

' All in all, the authors have provided an illuminating political analysis of the reign of Ivan IV... a provocative and informative starting point for classroom discussion.  The study is also of value to the general reader who wants to understand Russia's place within the European Community of states of the pre-modern period.'

English Historical Review, Feb 2005

'Pavlov and Perrie have produced a work that is exceptionally well researched and supported by a comprehensive index. Of considerable help to the reader are the chronology, maps and genealogical tables... a valuable acquistion for scholars of Russion, as is the bibliography for scholars of Russion or early modern European history.'

European History Quarterly, 35.1

About the Author

Maureen Perrie is Professor of History at the University of Birmingham.

Andrei Pavlov is a senior research fellow in the Institute of Russian History of the Russian Academy of Sciences in St Petersburg.


More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

2.8 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

By David Kohlmetz on March 16, 2014
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
great for hsc history. found really helpful. helped allot with my assignment. easy to understand and read. very much recommended
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
5 of 10 people found the following review helpful By J. Carter on June 9, 2011
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I read this book as a requirement for an upper division history course. From the introduction, I thought this book would be interesting. But unless you like to wade through pages upon pages of Russian names, I would select a different source to learn about Ivan the Terrible. Even though names are important in history, this book seemed to insert names many times when they were not necessary to understanding the point being made. The flow of the narrative was also severely broken up. You will find yourself reading a paragraph with fifteen different names in it, and at the end, you will ask what was the paragraph even trying to say. Overall, I was disappointed in the book. If it was not a required reading, I would have not finished it. From other sources that I have read, this period in Russian history is filled with exciting and intriguing events, yet you would not know that from this book.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
2 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Dr. Mel Weissman on August 9, 2008
Format: Paperback
This provides a good overview of the reign of Ivan IV. The boyars who surrounded his throne and his activities in the Oprichnina. Sources are more than adequate for those interested in the topic. It is not as thorough as the recent biography of Elizabeth Mondraga. I would have appreciated more of an examination of Ivan's psyche. I know that it is hypothetical but I felt that it deserved more attention than this study provided.
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
0 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Feya on December 3, 2011
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
The book, in my opinion, is very good. Do keep in mind, it's not a historical fiction, but rather scolarly(is that a word? :) work, which is pretty thorough. Do give it a chance.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
0 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Fatmire on December 1, 2010
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Book came in really bad conditions. Pages were missing and it clearly had water damage. Some of it could not be read and the book smelled bad.
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Customer Images

Search

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?