The Russian Empire in the Eighteenth Century: Tradition and Modernization: Tradition and Modernization

1st Edition

Aleksandr Kamenskii, David Griffiths

Routledge
Published March 31, 1997
Reference - 256 Pages
ISBN 9781563245756 - CAT# Y184434

For Instructors Request Inspection Copy

was $59.95

USD$50.96

SAVE ~$8.99

Add to Wish List
FREE Standard Shipping!

Summary

Russia's 18th-century drive toward modernity and empire under the two "greats" - Peter I and Catherine II - is captured in this work by one of Russia's outstanding young historians. The author develops three themes: Russia's relationship to the West; the transformation of "Holy Russia" into a multinational empire; and the effects of efforts to modernize Russia selectively along Western lines. Writing in a clear, crisp style, Kamenskii enlivens the narrative with observations from contemporary literary figures and political commentators that point up the lasting significance of the events he describes.

Instructors

We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.

Request an
e-inspection copy

Share this Title