With a foreword by Academician Dmitrii Sergeevich Likhachev. The cycle of apocryphal correspondence between various rulers and the Ottoman sultan, which was popular in seventeenth-century Muscovy and subsequently in the Russian Empire, provides valuable data concerning Muscovite contacts with the rest of Europe and the interaction between translated and original Muscovite literature. This book establishes for the first time the...
Contributions by eminent American and European scholars for the sixtieth birthday of a noted Soviet medievalist; the studies are primarily in the field of history. Also contains a study of Zimin's work and a complete bibliography of his publications. Contents: Daniel Clarke Waugh: A. A. Zimin's Study of the Sources for Medieval and Early Modern Russian History; Bibliography of the...
Richard Stites: Festival and Revolution: The Role of Public Spectacle in Russia, 1917-1918;
Gabriele Gorzka: Proletarian Culture in Practice: Workers' Clubs, 1917-1921;
Felix Patrikeeff: Russian and Soviet Economic Penetration of North-Eastern China, 1895-1933;
Ben-Cion Pinchuk: Sovietization of the Shtetl of Eastern Poland, 1939-1941;
Michal Reiman: The Russian Revolution and Stalinism: A Political Problem and Its...
Allan K. Wildman’s wide-ranging intellectual curiosity and lively personality influenced all who knew him. His interests ranged across workers, intellectuals, soldiers, and peasants, and across broad time periods. His students have built upon that to offer this collection of stimulating essays. The volume begins with a biographical sketch by two former colleagues and continues with eight essays by Wildman’s former...
This bibliography is intended for a broad audience in the humanities and social sciences. Included here are books and articles which in some way can be called travelers' accounts. Generally speaking, "traveler's accounts" are works written by eyewitnesses about their experiences or impressions in the Christian East. This category includes pilgrims' accounts, officers' memoirs, ambassadors' reports, scholars' monographs, newspaper articles,...
Don Karl Rowney
Part I. Russian Adventurers in the Age of Enlightenment: Expeditions to the Pacific in the Eighteenth Century
Privately Financed Russian Expeditions to the North Pacific in the Eighteenth Century 17
E. A. P. Crownhart-Vaughan
Eighteenth-Century Russian Scientific Expeditions to the North Pacific Ocean 38
Part II. Foreign Policy and Diplomacy in the Nineteenth Century...