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The Revolution of Peter the Great

Author: James Cracraft
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003.
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"Linking together and transcending Peter's many reforms of state and society, Cracraft argues, was nothing less than a cultural revolution. New ways of dress, elite social behavior, navigation, architecture, and image-making emerged along with expansive vocabularies for labeling new objects and activities.
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Cracraft, James.
Revolution of Peter the Great.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)606988047
Named Person: Peter, Emperor of Russia; Peter, Emperor of Russia
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Cracraft
ISBN: 0674011961 9780674011960 0674019849 9780674019843
OCLC Number: 52086107
Description: ix, 192 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Peter and company --
Military and naval revolutions --
Diplomatic and bureaucratic revolutions --
Cultural revolution --
Revolution and resistance --
St. Petersburg.
Responsibility: James Cracraft.

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Offers a fresh interpretation of the pivotal era of the Russian tsar Peter the Great. This book links together and transcends Peter's many reforms of state and society, arguing that it was nothing  Read more...

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"This book represents a distillation of James Cracraft's magisterial work The Petrine Revolution, the three volumes of which cover Russian architecture, imagery and verbal culture. It is firmly Read more...

 
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