Author Adolf af Jochnick’s new book “The Great Confrontation” is an analysis of a crucial period in the war between Sweden and Russia in the early eighteenth century

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Recent release “The Great Confrontation: Charles XII vs. Peter the Great” from Page Publishing author Adolf af Jochnick is a scholarly examination of the Great Northern War (1700 to 1721), focusing on the four years from the start of Charles’s big campaign against Peter in the fall of 1707 until Peter’s narrow escape from disaster in July 1711.

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Adolf af Jochnick is a dual American and Swedish citizen living with his wife, Liz, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He grew up in Sweden during the Second World War, he graduated from University of Stockholm, Kansas University and Harvard Law School, and has practiced corporate and international law throughout his career. He has completed his new book “The Great Confrontation: Charles XII vs. Peter the Great”: a fascinating look at a highly consequential battle not only for Sweden and Russia but for all of Eastern Europe and beyond.

Jochnick writes, “This book is about the portion of the Great Northern War, 1700–1721 that relates to Charles XII’s attempt to defeat Peter the Great by invading Russia and taking Moscow. It continues to cover Peter the Great’s struggle with the Ottoman Empire and his narrow escape from the Turkish army in 1711.”

Published by Page Publishing, Adolf af Jochnick’s engrossing and educational book is a must-read for anyone interested in European and Russian history.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “The Great Confrontation: Charles XII vs. Peter the Great” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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