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Droga do Rosji. Spór o imperium carów (1761-1839)
The way to Russia. The dispute over the empire of the tsars (1791–1839)

Author(s): Remigiusz Forycki
Subject(s): Modern Age, 16th Century, 17th Century, 18th Century
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Russia at the turn of 18th and 19th c.; empire of the tsars; history of Russia in 18th and 19th c.; Russia and the West; Russian imaginarium; Russian enlightenment; history of idea; Tsarist Russia
Summary/Abstract: A synthetic study of the issues of Russia’s identity, defining the place of its culture and civilization in Europe at the turn of the 18th and 19th century, and the perception of this country in Western eyes. A unique panorama of the “empire of the tsars” emerges from travel accounts, reports, correspondence, as well as literary and artistic works of the members of the intellectual elites of Western Europe visiting Russia.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-1295-0
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-1149-6
  • Page Count: 274
  • Publication Year: 2013
  • Language: Polish