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Making Newtons: Romantic Journeys toward Genius

Michael D. Gordin (ed.)

in A Well-Ordered Thing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691172385
eISBN:
9780691184425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172385.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines Dmitrii Mendeleev's reform of Russian education. The educational reform Mendeleev proposed during the last decade of his life encapsulated his fully articulated view of how ... More


Searching for Enlightenment

G. M. Hamburg

in Russia's Path Toward Enlightenment: Faith, Politics, and Reason, 1500-1801

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300113136
eISBN:
9780300224191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113136.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter provides an overview of how the book examines ideas of faith, politics, and reason in Muscovite Russia across three centuries, from the victory of Muscovite Grand Duke Ivan III over his ... More


Crime Fiction Steps into Action

Louise McReynolds

in Murder Most Russian: True Crime and Punishment in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451454
eISBN:
9780801465901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451454.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses the emergence of two visions of Russia after 1905, giving insight into some of the revolution's cultural repercussions. One is as fast paced as modernity itself, offering ... More


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