Daily Life in Imperial Russia, 1st Edition

  • Greta Bucher
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  • ISBN-10: 1573569860
  • ISBN-13: 9781573569866
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 247 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released September 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Examines the history of czarist Russia, including changes in court life, serf/peasant life, the Orthodox church, and the effects of emancipation and industrialization, from the birth of Moscow to the rise of Communism. Covers Peter the Great's modernization of Russia, class structure, the role of the church, traditions and rituals, work and labor practices, health, fashion, and military life.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Introduction: Early History through Peter the Great.
2: Modernizing Russia.
3: The Elites: Princes, Boyars, and Gentry.
4: The Peasantry.
5: The Church and the Towns.
6: Lifestyle, Traditions, and Rituals.
7: Conclusion: Radicals and Revolution.
Selected Bibliography.
About the Author.