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By Honor Bound

By Honor Bound Author Nancy Shields Kollmann
ISBN-10 0801434351
Release 1999
Pages 296
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In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Russians from all ranks of society were bound together by a culture of honor. In this book, one of the foremost scholars of early modern Russia explores the intricate and highly stylized codes that made up this culture. Drawing on a rich array of archival and published sources, Nancy Shields Kollmann describes how these codes were manipulated to construct identity and enforce social norms - and also to defend against insults, to pursue vendettas, and generally to unsettle communities. She offers compelling evidence for a new view of the relationship of state and society in the Russian empire, and her richly comparative approach enhances knowledge of statebuilding in premodern Europe.



The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History 1350 1750

The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History  1350 1750 Author Hamish Scott
ISBN-10 9780191020001
Release 2015-07-23
Pages 736
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This Handbook re-examines the concept of early modern history in a European and global context. The term 'early modern' has been familiar, especially in Anglophone scholarship, for four decades and is securely established in teaching, research, and scholarly publishing. More recently, however, the unity implied in the notion has fragmented, while the usefulness and even the validity of the term, and the historical periodisation which it incorporates, have been questioned. The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History, 1350-1750 provides an account of the development of the subject during the past half-century, but primarily offers an integrated and comprehensive survey of present knowledge, together with some suggestions as to how the field is developing. It aims both to interrogate the notion of 'early modernity' itself and to survey early modern Europe as an established field of study. The overriding aim will be to establish that 'early modern' is not simply a chronological label but possesses a substantive integrity. Volume II is devoted to 'Cultures and Power', opening with chapters on philosophy, science, art and architecture, music, and the Enlightenment. Subsequent sections examine 'Europe beyond Europe', with the transformation of contact with other continents during the first global age, and military and political developments, notably the expansion of state power.



Crime and Punishment in Early Modern Russia

Crime and Punishment in Early Modern Russia Author Nancy Kollmann
ISBN-10 9781107025134
Release 2012-10-11
Pages 488
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Magisterial account of criminal law in early modern Russia in a wider European and Eurasian context.



The Origins of the Slavic Nations

The Origins of the Slavic Nations Author Serhii Plokhy
ISBN-10 9781139458924
Release 2006-09-07
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This book documents developments in the countries of eastern Europe, including the rise of authoritarian tendencies in Russia and Belarus, as well as the victory of the democratic 'Orange Revolution' in Ukraine, and poses important questions about the origins of the East Slavic nations and the essential similarities or differences between their cultures. It traces the origins of the modern Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian nations by focusing on pre-modern forms of group identity among the Eastern Slavs. It also challenges attempts to 'nationalize' the Rus' past on behalf of existing national projects, laying the groundwork for understanding of the pre-modern history of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. The book covers the period from the Christianization of Kyivan Rus' in the tenth century to the reign of Peter I and his eighteenth-century successors, by which time the idea of nationalism had begun to influence the thinking of East Slavic elites.



Redefining Stalinism

Redefining Stalinism Author Harold Shukman
ISBN-10 9781135760847
Release 2004-11-23
Pages 180
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Born in 1879 in Georgia, Stalin joined the Bolsheviks under Lenin in 1903 and became General Secretary of the Communist Party in 1922. These edited papers reassess the deeds, policies and legacy of a man who was responsible for innumerable deaths and untold human misery.



Hands of honor

Hands of honor Author James Richard Farr
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105038489709
Release 1988
Pages 298
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Russian History

Russian History Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015079670280
Release 2008
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Kritika

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ISBN-10 UOM:39015066163554
Release 2006
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A History of Russia To 1917

A History of Russia  To 1917 Author Walter Moss
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105113384825
Release 2002
Pages 632
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This new edition retains the features of the first edition that made it a popular choice in universities and colleges throughout the US, Canada and around the world. Moss's accessible history includes full treatment of everyday life, the role of women, rural life, law, religion, literature and art. In addition, it provides many other features that have proven successful, including: a well-organized and clearly written text, references to varying historical perspectives, numerous illustrations and maps, fully updated bibliographies accompanying each chapter as well as a general bibliography, a glossary, and chronological and genealogical lists.



The legal protection of reputation and the tests for what is defamatory

The legal protection of reputation and the tests for what is defamatory Author Lawrence McNamara
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105134481808
Release 2005
Pages 942
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New Zealand Slavonic Journal

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ISBN-10 UOM:39015062074110
Release 2002
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A History of Western Society

A History of Western Society Author John P. McKay
ISBN-10 0618946292
Release 2007-10-22
Pages 1056
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'A History of Western Society' examines the lives of both historical figures and ordinary people, providing a balanced account of Western history as a whole.



The human tradition in imperial Russia

The human tradition in imperial Russia Author Christine Worobec
ISBN-10 0742537374
Release 2009-01
Pages 179
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Sweeping across more than two centuries, this compelling book introduces readers to some of the major themes in Imperial Russia. In a set of engaging essays, the contributors present richly human stories of individual and group experiences, as well as of key events in Russian history. We see the effects of reforms; the consequences of an economy and society built on serfdom; as well as the development of a civil society, the _woman question,_ urbanization, secularization, and modernity. As this book vividly shows, individuals, groups, and events raised out of obscurity remind us of the messiness of everyday life; of people's dreams, frustrations, and transformations; as well as of their sense of self and the community around them.



Newsletter Study Group on Eighteenth Century Russia

Newsletter   Study Group on Eighteenth Century Russia Author Study Group on Eighteenth-Century Russia
ISBN-10 IND:30000081086732
Release 2002
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The Cambridge history of Russia

The Cambridge history of Russia Author Maureen Perrie
ISBN-10 0521812275
Release 2006
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Slavic Review

Slavic Review Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105029559957
Release 2000
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A Legible People

A Legible People Author Eugene M. Avrutin
ISBN-10 UOM:39015059155088
Release 2004
Pages 272
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