Lindsey Hughes

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Lindsey Hughes (4 May 1949 – 26 April 2007) was a British historian who studied seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Russia, especially the reign of Peter the Great. She authored biographies of Peter and his predecessor Sophia Alekseyevna, as well as a more general work, Russia in the Age of Peter the Great. She also wrote prolifically on art history.

Biography[edit]

Lindsey Audrey Jennifer Hughes was born May 4, 1949. She joined the School of Slavonic and East European Studies at University College London in 1987; became a reader in 1992; a professor of Russian History in 1997.

She died of cancer, aged 57, on 26 April 2007.

Works[edit]

  • Russia and the West. The Life of a 17th-century Westernizer, Prince Vasily Vasil'evich Golitsyn (1643 – 1714) (Newtonville, Mass.: Oriental Research Partners 1984 (Russian Biographies Series vol 14))
  • Sophia, Regent of Russia 1657 – 1704 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1990)
  • Russia in the age of Peter the Great (New Haven, Conn. Yale University Press, 1998)
  • Peter the Great: A Biography (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2002)
  • The Romanovs : ruling Russia, 1613-1917 (London; New York: Hambledon Continuum, 2008)

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