The Image of Peter the Great in Russian History and Thought / Edition 1

The Image of Peter the Great in Russian History and Thought / Edition 1

by Nicholas Valentine Riasanovsky
     
 

In this scholarly study, the author examines the way in which Peter the Great has been perceived over the years by artists, writers, intellectuals, and other historians, and what his image has meant to Russian culture during various historical periods since Peter's death in 1725. See more details below

Overview

In this scholarly study, the author examines the way in which Peter the Great has been perceived over the years by artists, writers, intellectuals, and other historians, and what his image has meant to Russian culture during various historical periods since Peter's death in 1725.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195074802
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1992
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

IThe Image of Peter the Great in the Russian Enlightenment, 1700-18263
IIThe Image of Peter the Great in Russia in the Age of Idealistic Philosophy and Romanticism, 1826-186086
IIIThe Image of Peter the Great in Russia in the Age of Realism and Scholarship, 1860-1917152
IVThe Image of Peter the Great in the Soviet Union, 1917-1984234
Conclusion303
Bibliography307
Index327

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