The Image of Peter the Great in Russian History and Thought

Paperback | March 1, 1992

byNicholas V. Riasanovsky

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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.

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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.

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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.

Nicholas V. Riasanovsky is at University of California at Berkeley.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.25 × 6.06 × 1.02 inPublished:March 1, 1992Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195074807

ISBN - 13:9780195074802

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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.

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"Mature, considered, and provocative work; extremely readable for so subtle and complex a text."--Maria Carlson, University of Kansas