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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 Reign of Peter the Great

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/9780195156508.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the momentous reign of Peter the Great and its impact and influence on Russian intellectual life and culture. It explains that the dominant European intellectual climate of the ... More


Introduction The Enlightenment—Questions of Geography

in Placing the Enlightenment: Thinking Geographically about the Age of Reason

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226904054
eISBN:
9780226904078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226904078.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book is about understanding the Enlightenment—or to use one parallel term among many, the Age of Reason—geographically. It is, in several senses, an argument about and extended review of the ... More


Placing the Enlightenment: Thinking Geographically about the Age of Reason

Charles W. J. Withers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226904054
eISBN:
9780226904078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226904078.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Enlightenment was the age in which the world became modern, challenging tradition in favor of reason, freedom, and critical inquiry. While many aspects of the Enlightenment have been rigorously ... More


Ideological Hesitancy in Spain 1700-1750

Ivy L. McClelland

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853230977
eISBN:
9781846317323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317323
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines several aspects of Spain's polemical Age of Reason, in particular the uncertain shifts in scientific ideas, the developing confusion of philosophical attitudes, the controversial ... More


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