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The Petrine Revolution in Russian Culture

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$86.50 • £69.95 • €78.00

ISBN 9780674013162

Publication Date: 07/30/2004


576 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

5 halftones, 48 line illustrations

Belknap Press


  • Figures
  • Preface
  • Note on Dates and Transliteration
  • 1. Introduction
    • Historiography
    • Language, Culture, Modernity
    • Russian before Peter
  • 2. The Nautical Turn
    • Russia in Maritime Europe
    • The Naval Statute of 1720
    • Other Nautical Texts
    • Institutionalization
  • 3. Military Modernization
    • Military Revolutions: Europe to Russia
    • The Military Statute of 1716
    • Textbooks and Schools
  • 4. Bureaucratic Revolution
    • Advent of the Modern European State
    • The Petrine State
    • The General Regulation of 1720
    • Regulations and Justifications
  • 5. Science and Literature
    • Geometry, Geography, History
    • Eloquence, Theology, Philosophy
    • The Academy
  • 6. The Language Question
    • The Print Revolution in Russia
    • Lexical Proliferation
    • Dictionaries and Grammars
    • Russian after Peter
  • 7. Conclusion
    • The Petrine Revolution in Russia
    • The Persistence of Muscovy
  • Abbreviations
  • Appendix I: Texts
  • Appendix II: Words
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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