The Emperors and Empresses of Russia: Rediscovering the Romanovs
Since glasnost began, Russia's most eminent historians have taken advantage of new archival access and the end of censorship and conformity to reassess and reinterpret their history. Through this process they are linking up with Russia's great historiographic tradition while producing work that is fresh and modern. In "The Emperors and Empresses of Russia", renowned Russian historians tell the story of the Romanovs as complex individual personalities and as key institutional actors in Russian history, from the empire builder Peter I to the last tsar, Nicholas II. These portraits are contributions to the writing of history, partaking neither of wooden ideologisation nor of naive romanticisation.
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This book was so hard to understand each Emperor or Empresses was written by a diffrent writer so it just confused me. Les hele vurderingen
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The Emperors and Empresses of Russia: Reconsidering the Romanovs ...
Donald J. Raleigh,A.A. Iskenderov
Begrenset visning - 2015
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Side 3 - As a matter of fact, the historiography of Peter the Great provides an almost perfect mirror for the Russian intelligentsia's views on the past and future of Russia, their relationship to the West, and the nature of the social and political problems confronting their country.