Scenarios of Power: From Peter the Great to the Death of Nicholas I v. 1: Myth and Ceremony in the Russian Monarchy

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The Russian imperial court, with its extravagant ceremonies and celebrations, was perhaps the most impressive theater in the world. The show, however, was no mere diversion, as Richard Wortman demonstrates in this first scholarly study of the principal myths, symbols, and rituals of Russian monarchy. Focusing on the period from the reign of Peter ... Read More

Scenarios of Power: From Peter the Great to the Death of Nicholas I v. 1: Myth and Ceremony in the Russian Monarchy 1995, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691034843

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