Politics and Culture 18th Century Russia

Politics and Culture 18th Century Russia

by Isabel De Madariaga, Madariaga
     
 
This is a collection of thirteen major essays, four never before published, by one of the most distinguished Western historians of 18th century Russia. These are not just random pieces but a broad and readable study which challenges the conventional view of imperial Russia as a semi-barbaric outsider on the periphery of continental Europe. Themes covered include

Overview

This is a collection of thirteen major essays, four never before published, by one of the most distinguished Western historians of 18th century Russia. These are not just random pieces but a broad and readable study which challenges the conventional view of imperial Russia as a semi-barbaric outsider on the periphery of continental Europe. Themes covered include Autocracy and Sovereignty, civil rights, serfdom, penal policy, freemasonry educational reform, and Catherine the Great.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582322561
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.45(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.93(d)

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