Portraits of Old Russia: Imagined Lives of Ordinary People, 1300-1745

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This book introduces readers to a little-known place and time in world history - early modern Russia, from its beginnings as Muscovy, in the fourteenth century, through the reign of Peter I (1689-1725) - by portraying the lives of representative individuals from the major levels of the society of that era. The portraits, written by professional historians, are imaginative reconstructions or composites of individual lives, rather than biographies. The portraits are arranged into socio-political categories, and include ...

Portraits of Old Russia: Imagined Lives of Ordinary People, 1300-1745 2011, M.E. Sharpe, Armonk

ISBN-13: 9780765627292

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