Moderniser of Russia

Andrei Vinius, 1641–1716

  • Kees Boterbloem

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
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  13. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

This book investigates Russia's transformation into a European Power by way of the activities of the tsarist translator and official Andrei Vinius, who became an important advisor to Peter the Great. Vinius emerges as an influential conduit of Western culture and technology, who played a key role in transforming Muscovy into Russia.

Keywords

bibliography culture Europe knowledge medicine play Russia transformation translator

Authors and affiliations

  • Kees Boterbloem
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  1. 1.Department of HistoryUniversity of South FloridaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137323675
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45872-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-32367-5
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