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Title Modernizing Muscovy : reform and social change in seventeenth-century Russia / edited by Jarmo Kotilaine and Marshall Poe
Published London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 489 pages) : illustrations
Series RoutledgeCurzon studies on the history of Russia and Eastern Europe ; 1
RoutledgeCurzon studies on the history of Russia and Eastern Europe ; 1
Contents Modernization in the early modern context : the case of Muscovy / Jarmo Kotilaine and Marshall Poe -- The sixteenth-century legacy / Janet Martin -- The expanding role of the state in Russia / Richard Hellie -- Bureaucratic administration in seventeenth-century Russia / Peter B. Brown -- Modernization of law in seventeenth-century Muscovy / George B. Weickhardt -- Absolutism and the new men of seventeenth-century Russia / Marshall Poe -- The assembly of the land (zemskii Sobor) as a representative institution / Donald Ostrowski -- Mercantilism in pre-petrine Russia / Jarmo T. Kotilaine -- The arkhangel'sk trade, empty state coffers, and the drive to modernize : state monopolization of Russian export commodities under Mikhail Fedorovich / Maria Solomon Arel -- The Thirty Years' War, the Smolensk War and the modernization of international relations in Europe / Paul Dukes -- European mercenary officers and the reception of military reform in the seventeenth-century Russian army / William R. Reger, IV -- Modernizing the military : Peter the Great and military reform / Carol B. Stevens -- Rebellion and reformation in the Muscovite military / Graeme Herd -- Church reform and the "white clergy" in seventeenth-century Russia / Debra Coulter -- The patriarch's rivals : local strongmen and the limits of church reform during the seventeenth century / Georg B. Michels -- Secularization and westernization revisited : art and architecture in seventeenth-century Russia / Lindsey Hughes -- The administration of Western medicine in seventeenth-century Russia / Eve Levin -- A Jesuit Aristotle in seventeenth-century Russia : cosmology and the planetary system in the Slavo-Grego-Latin academy / Nikolaos A. Chrissidis -- Society, identity and modernity in seventeenth-century Russia / Nancy Shields Kollmann -- Discovering individualism among the deceased : gravestones in early modern Russia / Daniel H. Kaiser -- Peter and the seventeenth century / Paul Bushkovitch
Summary Discusses the nature and extent of 'modernization' in seventeenth century Russia, before Peter the Great's accession, showing that, contrary to the popular view, therewas a great deal of modernization in this period
Notes Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Russia -- Politics and government -- 1613-1689
Politics and government.
Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1613-1689
Russia (Federation) -- History -- 1613-1689
Russia (Federation) -- Civilization -- 17th century
Russia (Federation)
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Kotilaine, Jarmo
Poe, Marshall
LC no. 2003066251
ISBN 0203507037 (electronic bk.)
9780203507032 (electronic bk.)