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Architectures of Russian Identity 1500 to the Present

1500 To the Present

by James Cracraft

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Architecture,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland),
  • History Of Art / Art & Design Styles,
  • History: World,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • History,
  • ASIA,
  • Russia,
  • The Americas,
  • International Architecture - European,
  • History - General,
  • Architecture, Modern,
  • Russia (Federation)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7849267M
    ISBN 100801488281
    ISBN 109780801488283

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Review. " Architectures of Russian Identity, to the Present, opens a window onto a vast and little-known world. From St. Petersburg to Tashkent, from the time of Ivan the Terrible to the period of rebuilding after the collapse of the Soviet regime, architecture has played a key role in debates about religion, politics, Cited by: "Architectures of Russian Identity, to the Present, opens a window onto a vast and little-known world.

From St. Petersburg to Tashkent, from the time of Ivan the Terrible to the period of rebuilding after the collapse of the Soviet regime, architecture has played a key role in debates about religion, politics, and society across the far-flung Russian territories.4/5(5).

In Architectures of Russian Identity, James Cracraft and Daniel Rowland gather a group of authors from a wide variety of backgrounds—including history and architectural history, linguistics, literary studies, geography, and political science—to survey the political and symbolic meanings of many different kinds of structures.

Fourteen heavily illustrated chapters demonstrate the remarkable fertility of the theme of architecture, broadly defined, for a range of fields dealing with Russia Author: James Cracraft, Daniel Rowland.

Architectures of Russian Identity: to the Present. From the royal pew of Ivan the Terrible, to Catherine the Great's use of landscape, to the struggles between the Orthodox Church and preservationists in post-Soviet Yaroslavl--across five centuries of Russian history, Russian leaders have used architecture to project unity, identity, and power.

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Architectures of Russian identity: to the present. Publication date TopicsPages: Architectures of Russian Identity: to the Present Author eds. James Cracraft and Daniel Rowland Published. Architectures of Russian Identity, to the Present James Cracraft, Daniel Rowland Published by Cornell University Press Cracraft, James and Daniel Rowland.

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It may also be known by the more general term of baldachin. Architectures of Russian Identity, to Present, edited by James Cracraft and Daniel Rowland. Ithaca, New York, Cornell University Press, x, pp. $ US (cloth), $ US (paper). This fascinating, highly rewarding book performs a pioneering role in our fast-growing studies of national identity formation.

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