The Cambridge History of Russia, Volume 2
Cambridge University Press
Размер 794 pages
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The second volume of The Cambridge History of Russia covers the imperial period (1689–1917). It encompasses political, economic, social, cultural, diplomatic and military history. All the major Russian social groups have separate chapters and the volume also includes surveys on the non-Russian peoples and the government’s policies towards them. It addresses themes such as women, law,
the Orthodox Church, the police and the revolutionarymovement. The volume’s seven chapters on diplomatic and military history, andonRussia’s evolution as agreatpower,makeit themostdetailed study of these issues available in English. The contributors come from the USA, UK, Russia and Germany: most are internationally recognised as leading scholars in their fields, and some emerging
younger academics engaged in a cutting-edge research have also been included. No other single volume in any language offers so comprehensive, expert and up-to-date an analysis of Russian history in this period. dominic lieven is Professor of Russian Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His books include Russia’s Rulers under the Old Regime (1989) and Empire: The Russian Empire and its Rivals (2000).
Imperial Russia, 1689–1917
Edited by Dominic Lieven
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