St Petersburg and the Russian Court, 1703–1761

  • Paul Keenan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 161-232

About this book


This book focuses on the city of St Petersburg, the capital of the Russian empire from the early eighteenth century until the fall of the Romanov dynasty in 1917. It uses the Russian court as a prism through which to view the various cultural changes that were introduced in the city during the eighteenth century.


Imperial Russia St Petersburg Court History Cultural History cultural change eighteenth century empire Russia social life

Authors and affiliations

  • Paul Keenan
    • 1
  1. 1.London School of EconomicsUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45697-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-31160-3
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