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Cambridge History of Russia Volume 1, From Early Rus' to 1689 (Maureen Perrie) Hardcover Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2006) 9780521812276
Cambridge History of Russia Volume 1, From Early Rus' to 1689 (Maureen Perrie) Hardcover Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2006) 9780521812276
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Title: The Cambridge History of Russia Volume 1, From Early Rus' to 1689

Author: Perrie, Maureen

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2006

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780521812276

Volumes: 1; Pages: 800

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This first volume of the Cambridge History of Russia covers the period from early ('Kievan') Rus' to the start of Peter the Great's reign in 1689. It surveys the development of Russia through the Mongol invasions to the expansion of the Muscovite state in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and deals with political, social, economic and cultural issues under the Riurikid and early Romanov rulers. The volume is organised on a primarily chronological basis, but a number of general themes are also addressed, including the bases of political legitimacy; law and society; the interactions of Russians and non-Russians; and the relationship of the state with the Orthodox Church. The international team of authors incorporates the latest Russian and Western scholarship and offers an authoritative new account of the formative 'pre-Petrine' period of Russian history, before the process of Europeanisation had made a significant impact on society and culture.Contents1. Introduction Maureen Perrie2. Russia's geographical environment Denis J. B. ShawPart I. Early Rus' and the Rise of Muscovy (c. 900-1462)3. The origins of Rus' (c. 900-1015) Jonathan Shepard4. Kievan Rus' (1015-1125) Simon Franklin5. The Rus' principalities (1125-1246) Martin Dimnik6. North-eastern Russia and the Golden Horde (1246-1359) Janet Martin7. The emergence of Moscow (1359-1462) Janet Martin8. Medieval Novgorod V. L. IaninPart II. The Expansion, Consolidation and Crisis of Muscovy (1462-1613)9. The growth of Muscovy (1462-1533) Donald Ostrowski10. Ivan IV (1533-84) Sergei Bogatyrev11. Fedor Ivanovich and Boris Godunov (1584-1605) A. P. Pavlov12. The peasantry Richard Hellie13. Towns and commerce Denis J. B. Shaw14. The non-Christian peoples on the Muscovite frontier Michael Khodarkovsky15. The Orthodox Church David B. Miller16. The law Richard Hellie17. Political ideas and rituals Michael S. Flier18. The Time of Troubles (1603-13) Maureen PerriePart III. Russia Under the First Romanovs (1613-89)19. The central government and its institutions Marshall Poe20. Local government and administration Brian Davies21. Muscovy at war and peace Brian Davies22. Non-Russian subjects Michael Khodarkovsky23. The economy, trade and serfdom Richard Hellie24. Law and society Nancy Shields Kollmann25. Urban developments Denis J. B. Shaw26. Popular revolts Maureen Perrie27. The Orthodox Church and the Schism Robert O. Crummey28. Cultural and intellectual life Lindsey HughesBibliographyContributorsMaureen Perrie, Denis J. B. Shaw, Jonathan Shepard, Simon Franklin, Martin Dimnik, Janet Martin, V. L. Ianin, Donald Ostrowski, Sergei Bogatyrev, A. P. Pavlov, Richard Hellie, Michael Khodarkovsky, David B. Miller, Michael S. Flier, Marshall Poe, Brian Davies, Nancy Shields Kollmann, Robert O. Crummey, Lindsey Hughes
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