Daily Life in Imperial Russia (Daily Life Through History Series)

Daily Life in Imperial Russia (Daily Life Through History Series)

by Greta Bucher
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313341222

ISBN-13: 9780313341229

Pub. Date: 05/30/2008

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

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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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313341229
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/30/2008
Series:
Greenwood Press Daily Life Through History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chronology

Introduction: Early History through Peter the Great

1.Modernizing Russia

2.The Elites: Princes, Boyars, and Gentry

3.The Peasantry

4.The Church and the Towns

5.Lifestyle, Traditions, and Rituals

6.Conclusion: Radicals and Revolution

Glossary

Bibliography

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