From Peter the Great to Karl Marx
Edited By William Benton Whisenhunt
Professor James Cracraft is an established specialist on early modern Russian history, particularly the era of Peter the Great (1682-1725), tsar and first Russian emperor. This volume gathers some of the many key articles and reviews published by him over the last forty years and more in a wide variety of scholarly venues, some of which are not readily accessible. They constitute in sum important contributions not only to Russian history broadly understood, but also to the study of history itself. The collection will include a preface by the editor and an introduction by the author, where he will sum up his decades of historical work and point to new avenues of needed research, all the while emphasizing that "history" properly understood does not exist somewhere on its own but is the creation, however imperfect, of professional historians (as "chemistry", say, is properly understood as the work, however imperfect, of professional chemists).
absolutism 68, 76, 78, 94, 102, 123, 131, 137, 143, 184
Admiralty 26, 87, 88, 89, 92, 93
Adodurov, V.E. 13
Africa x, 151, 166, 200, 324
Akhmatova, Anna 262
Aleksei, Tsar 19, 164
Aleksei, Tsarevich 29, 54, 55, 57, 60, 70, 146, 314
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