Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 May 2019

328 Pages | 12

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190845001

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The Enterprisers

The Politics of School in Early Modern Russia

Igor Fedyukin

  • Offers a new narrative of the birth of "modern" institutions in Russia focusing on the efforts of "administrative entrepreneurs"
  • Reevaluates the role of Peter I in introducing new schools to Russia
  • Explores the lives and careers of some of the most notable "administrative entrepreneurs" working under Peter I and his successors
  • First ever archival-based study of key military and technical schools in Russia in the first half of the eighteenth century to be published in English