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Published: 19 March 2017

512 Pages | 50 illus.

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780199280513

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The Russian Empire 1450-1801

Nancy Shields Kollmann

Oxford History of Early Modern Europe

  • Surveys the emergence and governance of the Russian empire across the early-modern period
  • Explores how the state maintained control of defense, criminal law, taxation, and mobilization of resources, while tolerating local religions, languages, cultures, and institutions
  • Offers a comparative study of Russia alongside early modern Europe and the Ottoman Empire
  • Examines art, architecture, and literature as well as politics and economics to explore the governance of an empire