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The Resource Ivan the Terrible

Ivan the Terrible

Label
Ivan the Terrible
Title
Ivan the Terrible
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first major re-assessment of Ivan the Terrible to be published in the West in the post-Soviet period. It breaks away from older stereotypes of the tsar - whether as 'crazed tyrant' and 'evil genius', on the one hand, or as a 'great and wise statesman', on the other - to provide a more balanced picture. It examines the ways in which Ivan's policies contributed to the creation of Russia's distinctive system of unlimited monarchical rule. Ivan is best remembered for his reign of terror, the book pays due attention to the horrors of his executions, tortures and repressions, es
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Perrie, Maureen
Dewey number
  • 398.2/2/0947
  • 398.220947
Index
no index present
LC call number
GR203.R88 P47 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Pavlov, Andrei
Series statement
Profiles In Power
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  • Ivan
  • Russia
  • Russia
  • Ivan
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Kings and rulers
  • Russia
Label
Ivan the Terrible
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Preface; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Ivan's Inheritance; 2 The Young Ruler; The minority of Ivan IV; Coronation, marriage and the fall of the Glinskiis; 3 The Conquest of Kazan' and Astrakhan'; 4 Reformers and Reforms; The reasons for reform; Adashev and Sil'vestr; The reforms of the 1550s; 5 From Consensus to Conflict; The 'boyar revolt' of 1553; The power of the Muscovite ruler; The beginning of the Livonian War and the dismissal of Adashev and Sil'vestr; On the eve of the oprichnina terror
  • 6 The Introduction of the OprichninaThe tsar's departure from Moscow; The decree on the oprichnina; 'A strange institution': problems of interpretation; 7 Repression and Resettlement; The first victims; Attempts to reach a compromise; The rout of the zemshchina opposition; The land resettlements; 8 The Culmination of the Terror; The devastation of Novgorod; The executions in Moscow; The abolition of the oprichnina; 9 After the Oprichnina; The 'grand princely rule' of Simeon Bekbulatovich; The end of the Livonian War; The last years of Ivan's reign
  • The consequences of the oprichnina and post-oprichnina regimesConclusion; Chronology; Glossary; Select Bibliography; Index
Control code
884014235
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (245 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317894681
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884014235
Label
Ivan the Terrible
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Preface; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Ivan's Inheritance; 2 The Young Ruler; The minority of Ivan IV; Coronation, marriage and the fall of the Glinskiis; 3 The Conquest of Kazan' and Astrakhan'; 4 Reformers and Reforms; The reasons for reform; Adashev and Sil'vestr; The reforms of the 1550s; 5 From Consensus to Conflict; The 'boyar revolt' of 1553; The power of the Muscovite ruler; The beginning of the Livonian War and the dismissal of Adashev and Sil'vestr; On the eve of the oprichnina terror
  • 6 The Introduction of the OprichninaThe tsar's departure from Moscow; The decree on the oprichnina; 'A strange institution': problems of interpretation; 7 Repression and Resettlement; The first victims; Attempts to reach a compromise; The rout of the zemshchina opposition; The land resettlements; 8 The Culmination of the Terror; The devastation of Novgorod; The executions in Moscow; The abolition of the oprichnina; 9 After the Oprichnina; The 'grand princely rule' of Simeon Bekbulatovich; The end of the Livonian War; The last years of Ivan's reign
  • The consequences of the oprichnina and post-oprichnina regimesConclusion; Chronology; Glossary; Select Bibliography; Index
Control code
884014235
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (245 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317894681
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884014235

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