V. O. Kliuchevskii: Historian of Russia

V. O. Kliuchevskii: Historian of Russia

by Robert F. Byrnes



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253329400
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 01/28/1996
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

ROBERT F. BYRNES is Distinguished Professor of History, Emeritus, at Indiana University. He is the author of numerous books on American, French, East European, and Russian history.

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Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations

Part One The Beginnings
1. "Under the Bells" of Penza
2. "I Have Started on the Road to Science"
3. "The Guiding Stars": The Moscow University History Faculty
4. "Years of Preparation and Change"
5. The Breakthrough: The Boyar Council

Part Two The Moscow University Professor
6. A Professor’s Life
7. The Outside World Intervenes
8. The Scholar

Part Three Explaining Russian History
9. The Origins of Russia and the Russians
10. The Flow of Russian History
11. The Dilemma of Relations with the West: The Church and the Religious Schism
12. The Dilemma of Relations with the West: The Autocracy and the Autocrats’ Policies

Part Four Trying To Create a Nation
13. "Teacher of a Nation"
14. Kliuchevskii as a Nation-Builder
15. Last Days

Bibliographical Essay

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