The Disturbed State of the Russian Realm

The Disturbed State of the Russian Realm

Author: Bussow, Conrad, d. 1617

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN: 0773511652

Category: History

Page: 244

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This translation of the memoirs of a German mercenary who lived in Russia throughout the first decade of the seventeenth century makes available a unique eyewitness account of the Time of Troubles (1598-1613).
The Disturbed State of the Russian Realm
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Bussow, Conrad, d. 1617, Conrad Bussow
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

This translation of the memoirs of a German mercenary who lived in Russia throughout the first decade of the seventeenth century makes available a unique eyewitness account of the Time of Troubles (1598-1613).
The Literature of Roguery in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-century Russia
Language: en
Pages: 173
Authors: Marcia A. Morris
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Northwestern University Press

This study of the flowering and the antecedents of the picaresque in 17th century Russia seeks to offer new insight into both the genre and its broad appeal to Russian readers. Morris resurrects 18th century picaresques, revealing their fusion of Western and indigenous aesthetics.
History of Music in Russia from Antiquity to 1800, Volume 1
Language: en
Pages: 497
Authors: Nikolai Findeizen
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-02-07 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

In its scope and command of primary sources and its generosity of scholarly inquiry, Nikolai Findeizen's monumental work, published in 1928 and 1929 in Soviet Russia, places the origins and development of music in Russia within the context of Russia's cultural and social history. Volume 2 of Findeizen's landmark study
Russia's Wars of Emergence 1460-1730
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Carol Stevens
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-13 - Publisher: Routledge

Russia’s emergence as a Great Power in the eighteenth century is usually attributed to Peter I’s radical programme of ‘Westernising’ reforms. But the Russian military did not simply copy European armies. Adapting the tactics of its neighbours on both sides, Russia created a powerful strategy of its own, integrating steppe
Events That Formed the Modern World
Language: en
Pages: 1912
Authors: Frank W. Thackeray, John E. Findling
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-31 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This comprehensive five-volume set contains readable essays that describe and interpret the most important global events since the European Renaissance, some accompanied by related document excerpts and primary source materials. * Entries covering 62 major events that changed the world * Contributions from dozens of well-respected scholars from a variety