Vasili O. Kliuchevsky (1841-1911), professor of history at Moscow University, was the most eminent Russian historian of his day - a pathbreaking scholar, a spellbinding lecturer, an engaging stylist, and a great synthesizer whose works have stood the test of time.
In The Seventeenth Century, the third volume of his Course in Russian History, Kliuchevsky takes Russia from the confused events of the Time of Troubles and the rise of the Romanov dynasty to the accession of Peter the Great. As Kliuchevsky tells this dramatic story, he traces the widening cultural divide between old Russia and its emergent aristocracy as well as the ambivalent relationship between Russia and the West.
|The Crisis at the End of the Sixteenth Century|
|The Time of Troubles|
|The Causes of Civil Disorder Political Reconstruction Muscovy, Easter Europe and the Ukraine|
|The Cossacks Law and Society Local Government and the Class Structure|
|The Coming of Serfdom|
|The Zemsky Sobor Finances Social Critics Russia and the West|
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Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 31st May 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.44 x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.73