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A Russian Merchant's Tale: The Life and Adventures of Ivan Alekseevich Tolchenov, Based on His Diary


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November 2008

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The daily lives of an 18th-century Russian merchant family


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Acknowledgments; Maps; Introduction1. Education, Youth, and Marriage; 2. Local Politics During Ivan's Youth; 3. Junior Member of the Family Firm: Merchant Life in Dmitrov; 4. Young Paterfamilias; 5. Leading Citizen; 6. Eminent Trickster; 7. Moscow Townsman; 8. A New EquilibriumConclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Portrait

David L. Ransel is Robert F. Byrnes Professor of History and Director of the Russian and East European Institute at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is author of Village Mothers: Three Generations of Change in Russia and Tataria (IUP, 2005) and editor (with Jane Burbank) of Imperial Russia: New Histories for the Empire (IUP, 1998).

Pressestimmen

"A Russian Merchant's Tale will change fundamentally the way we think about imperial Russian society." Daniel Kaiser, co-editor of Reinterpreting Russian History: Readings, 860-1860s. "David Ransel has teased out of a text largely made up of laconic references to obscure people and places a story that is compelling to read and sheds light on important aspects of imperial Russian social and cultural history... An impressively researched, beautifully constructed book." Alexander Martin, author of Romantics, Reformers, Reactionaries: Russian Conservative Politics in the Age of Alexander I
EAN: 9780253220202
ISBN: 0253220203
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: INDIANA UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2008
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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