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Title Russia engages the world, 1453-1825 / edited by Cynthia Hyla Whittaker ; with Edward Kasinec and Robert H. Davis, Jr.
Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c2003.
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Description xvi, 208 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents A distant world: Russian relations with Europe before Peter the Great / Marshall Poe -- St. Petersburg: the Russian cosmopolis / James Cracraft -- Catherine II as a patron of Russian literature / Irina Reyfman -- Visual Russia: Catherine II's Russia through the eyes of foreign graphic artists / Elena V. Barkhatova -- Texts of exploration and Russia's European identity / Richard Wortman -- The emergence of the Russian European: Russia as a full partner of Europe / Marc Raeff -- Russia's eastern orientation: ambivalence toward west Asia / Edward A. Allworth -- Afterword: Collecting Slavica at the New York Public Library / Edward Kasinec and Robert H. Davis, Jr.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 200) and index.
Subject Russia -- History.
Russia -- Civilization.
National characteristics, Russian.
Added Author Whittaker, Cynthia H., 1941-
Kasinec, E.
Davis, Robert H., 1961-
ISBN 0674011937 (cloth : alk. paper)
067401278X (pbk. : alk. paper)