Enlightened metropolis constructing Imperial Moscow, 1762-1855

Through systematic comparisons with cities in Western Europe Alexander Martin situates Moscow in the context of the emergence of urban bourgeois civilization in the West, and helps the reader understand both how Moscow became a modern city and why this successful modernization paradoxically helped d...

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Main Author: Martin, Alexander M.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2013, 2013
Series:Oxford studies in modern European history / Oxford studies in modern European history
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Through systematic comparisons with cities in Western Europe Alexander Martin situates Moscow in the context of the emergence of urban bourgeois civilization in the West, and helps the reader understand both how Moscow became a modern city and why this successful modernization paradoxically helped delegitimize the tsarist regime
Physical Description:1 online resource illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
ISBN:9780191750649