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The Little Russian Idea and the Invention of a Rus′ Nation

Faith Hillis

in Children of Rus': Right-Bank Ukraine and the Invention of a Russian Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452192
eISBN:
9780801469268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452192.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines how residents of the Dnieper region came to envision alternatives to the local estate system. During the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, Little Russian nobles ... More


The Forest and the Steppe

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/9780300110630.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The East Slavs, the ancestors of the Russians, first settled Europe's wooded northeastern periphery sometime in the latter half of the first millennium. Their notion of self and other would ... More


De Facto Empire: The Rise of Moscow

Nancy Shields Kollmann

in The Russian Empire 1450-1801

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199280513
eISBN:
9780191822803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280513.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter surveys the consolidation of regional political power by the grand princes of Moscow in the fourteenth through mid-sixteenth centuries. It reflects on the heritage of the Kyiv Rus’ ... More


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