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The Reign of Alexander I, 1801–1825

Nicholas V. Riasanovsky

in Russian Identities: A Historical Survey

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195156508
eISBN:
9780199868230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156508.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes Alexander I's reign as one that manifested the culmination of the Age of Reason, of the Enlightenment in Russia, inaugurated by Peter the Great and developed for a century. It ... More


The Development of the Imperial Russian Army up to the Early Reign of Nicholas I: Organization, Doctrine, and Politics

Alexander Bitis

in Russia and the Eastern Question: Army, Government and Society, 1815-1833

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263273
eISBN:
9780191734700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263273.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter covers the developments prior to 1801, the Imperial Army during the reign of Alexander I, the origins and programmes of the revolutionary ‘military intelligentsia’ from 1815 to 1825; the ... More


Introduction

Alexander Bitis

in Russia and the Eastern Question: Army, Government and Society, 1815-1833

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263273
eISBN:
9780191734700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263273.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book aims to examine the role of the Russian army, government, and society in the Russo-Turkish and Russo-Persian military and diplomatic struggle in the Near East — the Balkans, Caucasus and ... More


A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

W. H. Zawadzki

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is a study of the extraordinary political career of Prince Adam Czartoryski, a Polish patriot who rose to become foreign minister of the Russian Empire under Tsar Alexander I. A controversial ... More


Epilogue

W. H. ZAWADZKI

in A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The reasons for Czartoryski's cooperation with Russia during the reign of Alexander I can be classified as personal, economic, political and ideological. Friendship with the Grand Duke and later ... More


Vitberg's Cathedral

Konstantin Akinsha, Grigorij Kozlov, and Sylvia Hochfield

in The Holy Place: Architecture, Ideology, and History in Russia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110272
eISBN:
9780300144970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110272.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at the first construction of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior during the time of Emperor Alexander I. It narrates how the war and the invasion of Napoleon started a string of ... More


Ton's Cathedral

Konstantin Akinsha, Grigorij Kozlov, and Sylvia Hochfield

in The Holy Place: Architecture, Ideology, and History in Russia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110272
eISBN:
9780300144970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110272.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter chronicles the events after Alexander I's death, when Nicholas I reigned over Russia. It discusses how Nicholas established a special Artistic Committee whose task was to answer one ... More


The Holy Place: Architecture, Ideology, and History in Russia

Konstantin Akinsha, Grigorij Kozlov, and Sylvia Hochfield

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110272
eISBN:
9780300144970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110272.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book surveys two centuries of Russian history through a succession of ambitious architectural projects designed for a single construction site in central Moscow. Czars, Bolshevik rulers, and ... More


Introduction

W. H. ZAWADZKI

in A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Hostility towards Tsarist Russia perceived as the power most responsible for Polish misfortunes became one of the dominant elements in the Polish patriotic and revolutionary tradition in the ... More


The Rise of the St. Petersburg School

David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye

in Russian Orientalism: Asia in the Russian Mind from Peter the Great to the Emigration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110630
eISBN:
9780300162899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110630.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Compared to Kazan University, the St. Petersburg school did not immediately make an impact. The groundwork laid by Peter the Great for studying the East did not prove particularly fertile in the ... More


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