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Author Martin, Alexander M., author

Title Enlightened metropolis : constructing Imperial Moscow, 1762-1855 / Alexander M. Martin
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Series Oxford studies in modern European history
Oxford studies in modern European history.
Summary Through systematic comparisons with cities in Western Europe Alexander Martin situates Moscow in the context of the emergence of urban bourgeois civilization in the West, and helps the reader understand both how Moscow became a modern city and why this successful modernization paradoxically helped delegitimize the tsarist regime
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on Apr. 29, 2013)
Subject Urbanization -- Russia (Federation) -- Moscow -- History -- 18th century.
Urbanization -- Russia (Federation) -- Moscow -- History -- 19th century.
Moscow (Russia) -- History -- 18th century.
Moscow (Russia) -- History -- 19th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191750649 (ebook)