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Russia as empire past and present

Author: Kees Boterbloem
Publisher: London Reaktion Books 2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1. Empire, Imperial Identity and Colonial Rule: The Russian Case -- 2. Empire by Design or Accident of History? -- 3. The Russian Empire in Western Eyes -- 4. Prehistory and Geography: Rus' -- 5. The Mongols, Siberia and Asia -- 6. Moscow's Rise: The Impact of the Byzantine, Polish-Lithuanian and Mongolian Empires on Muscovy -- 7. Troubles -- 8. From Mikhail to Peter: Composite Empire and Middle Ground -- 9. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kees Boterbloem
ISBN: 9781789142914 1789142911
OCLC Number: 1237563137
Accession No: (DE-627)1742385451 (DE-599)KXP1742385451 (OCoLC)1237563137
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: 246 Seiten Illustrationen, Karten 23 cm
Contents: 1. Empire, Imperial Identity and Colonial Rule: The Russian Case --
2. Empire by Design or Accident of History? --
3. The Russian Empire in Western Eyes --
4. Prehistory and Geography: Rus' --
5. The Mongols, Siberia and Asia --
6. Moscow's Rise: The Impact of the Byzantine, Polish-Lithuanian and Mongolian Empires on Muscovy --
7. Troubles --
8. From Mikhail to Peter: Composite Empire and Middle Ground --
9. The Waning of the Middle Ground: The Russian, French and British Empires, 1721-1853 --
10. Indirect and Direct Rule: The Russian and British Empires in Asia, 1853-1907 --
11. Multinational Empires: Russia and Austria-Hungary, 1853-1917 --
12. The Soviet Union as Empire, 1917-91 --
13. Since 1991: Russkii or Rossiiskii? --
Afterword: Is the Age of Political Empires Over? --
References --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgements --
Photo Acknowledgements --
Index.
Responsibility: Kees Boterbloem.

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A highly original overview of Russia's tumultuous history.  Read more...

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"An original synthesis and a stimulating overview of how Russia acquired and maintained its land-based empire." -- Brian Boeck, DePaul University

 
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