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Eighteenth-Century Expansion: Siberia and Steppe

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/9780199280513.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the Russian empire’s expansion east and south into Siberia and the steppe in the eighteenth century. Regarding the conquest of Siberia, it explores the role of Cossacks, the ... More


Confessionalization in a Multi-ethnic Empire

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/9780199280513.003.0021
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter surveys the state’s policy towards non-Orthodox faiths and communities in the eighteenth-century empire, which reflected its overall policy of tolerance of difference. It considers ... More


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