Daily Life in Imperial Russia

Daily Life in Imperial Russia

by Greta Bucher
     
 

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The history of imperial Russia is rich with warfare, class conflict, royal scandal, and the rise and fall of empire. This volume examines czarist Russia through the social and material lens, including changes in court life, serf/peasant life, the Orthodox church, and the effects of emancipation and industrialization, from the birth of Moscow to the rise of

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The history of imperial Russia is rich with warfare, class conflict, royal scandal, and the rise and fall of empire. This volume examines czarist Russia through the social and material lens, including changes in court life, serf/peasant life, the Orthodox church, and the effects of emancipation and industrialization, from the birth of Moscow to the rise of Communism.

Thematic chapters cover Peter the Great's modernization of Russia, class structure, the role of the church, traditions and rituals, work and labor practices, health, fashion, and military life.

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"…a pleasure to read. Because its interpretations of various stages and aspects of Russian history are short, balanced, well-informed, and unified by an emphasis on social history, it could be valuable as a supplementary reading in an undergraduate course or as a resource for college-level instructors preparing to teach the Russian history survey…"

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The Russian Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573569866
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/30/2008
Series:
Greenwood Press Daily Life Through History Series
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
4 MB
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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