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Russia Engages the World, 1453-1825

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$42.00 • £33.95 • €38.00

ISBN 9780674012783

Publication Date: 10/03/2003


224 pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

69 color illustrations, 69 halftones


  • Foreword [Paul Le Clerc]
  • Editor’s Introduction [Cynthia Hyla Whittaker]
  • A Timeline of Related Events
  • A Distant World: Russian Relations with Europe Before Peter the Great [Marshall Poe]
  • St. Petersburg: The Russian Cosmopolis [James Cracraft]
  • Catherine II as a Patron of Russian Literature [Irina Reyfman]
  • Visual Russia: Catherine II’s Russia Through the Eyes of Foreign Graphic Artists [Elena V. Barkhatova]
  • Texts of Exploration and Russia’s European Identity [Richard Wortman]
  • The Emergence of the Russian European: Russia as a Full Partner of Europe [Marc Raeff]
  • Russia’s Eastern Orientation: Ambivalence Toward West Asia [Edward A. Allworth]
  • Afterword: Collecting Slavica at the New York Public Library [Edward Kasinec and Robert H. Davis, Jr.]
  • Checklist of the Exhibition
  • Suggested Reading
  • Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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