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Moderniser of Russia: Andrei Vinius, 1641-1716

Moderniser of Russia: Andrei Vinius, 1641-1716 (Hardback)

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This book investigates Russia's transformation into a European Power by way of the activities of the tsarist translator and official Andrei Vinius, who became an important advisor to Peter the Great. Vinius emerges as an influential conduit of Western culture and technology, who played a key role in transforming Muscovy into Russia.

History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450/1500History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly modern history: c 1450-1500 to c 1700History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsRevolutions, uprisings, rebellionsRussian RevolutionHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean history Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 27/02/2013 ISBN-13: 9781137323668  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Dr. Kees Boterbloem is Professor of History and Coordinator of Russian, East-European and Eurasian Studies at the University of South Florida, USA, and has been the editor of The Historian since 2008. He is the author of three books in English: Life and Death under Stalin: Kalinin Province, 1945-1953 (1999); The Life and Times of Andrei Zhdanov, 1896-1948 (2004); The Fiction and Reality of Jan Struys: A Seventeenth-Century Dutch Globetrotter (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008); and one in Dutch: De Lotgevallen van Jan Struys in Rusland en Iran (2012).

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