Russia under western eyes : from the Bronze Horseman to the Lenin Mausoleum /

"This is not a book about Russia as such; it is a book about Europe as a whole, offering an original perspective that reconceptualizes Western history. Here modern Europe is depicted as a West-East cultural gradient in which the central and eastern portions respond to the Atlantic West's c...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Malia, Martin E. (Martin Edward)
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, ©1999.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The Russian riddle
  • Russia as enlightened despotism: 1700-1815
  • Russia as oriental despotism: 1815-1855
  • Russia as Europe regained: 1855-1914
  • War and revolution: 1914-1917
  • Through the Soviet-Russian looking-glass, and what the west found there: 1917-1991
  • Conclusion.