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Information and Empire

Mechanisms of Communication in Russia, 1600-1850

From the mid-sixteenth to the mid-nineteenth century Russia was transformed from a moderate-sized, land-locked principality into the largest empire on earth. How did systems of information and communication shape and reflect this extraordinary change?

Information and Empire brings together a range of essays to address this complex question. It examines communication networks such as the postal service and the circulation of news, as well as the growth of a bureaucratic apparatus that i...


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  • Éditeur : Open Book Publishers
  • Collection : OBP collection
  • Lieu d’édition : Cambridge
  • Année d’édition : 2017
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 04 juillet 2018
  • EAN (Édition imprimée) : 9781783743735
  • EAN électronique : 9791036509681
  • Nombre de pages : vi + 438 p.

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