The Resource Russia : people and empire, 1552-1917, Geoffrey Hosking

Russia : people and empire, 1552-1917, Geoffrey Hosking

Label
Russia : people and empire, 1552-1917
Title
Russia
Title remainder
people and empire, 1552-1917
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey Hosking
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the sixteenth century roots of the lack of a unified Russian identity, the division between the gentry and the peasantry, and the widening gap in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries which led to revolution and continues to affect Russia today
Title
Russia
Creator
Summary
Explores Russian history in light of the dissolution of the Soviet empire, focusing on the building of the empire as an obstruction to the flowering of a nation, which is more important than any other factor in explaining the country's "backwardness"
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Award/Notable book
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1997
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156893
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
947/.04
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DK49
LC item number
.H68 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
000090312
Target audience
adult
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people and empire, 1552-1917
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people and empire, 1552-1917
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Geoffrey Hosking
Label
Russia : people and empire, 1552-1917, Geoffrey Hosking
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-530) and index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Russian empire : how and why -- State-building. The first crises of empire -- The secular state of Peter the Great -- Assimilating Peter's heritage -- The apogee of the secular state -- Social classes, religion and culture in Imperial Russia. The nobility -- The army -- The peasantry -- The Orthodox church -- Towns and the missing Bourgeoisie -- The birth of the Intelligentsia -- Literature as 'Nation-Builder' Imperial Russia -- under pressure. The Reforms of Alexander II -- Russian Socialism -- Russification -- The Revolution Of 1905-7 -- The Duma Monarchy -- The Revolution Of 1917
Control code
ocm36407712
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxviii, 548 pages
Isbn
9780674781184
Lccn
97005069
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
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u89238
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36407712
  • (Sirsi) a89238

Library Locations

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