Rulers and Ruled, 1700–1917

  title={Rulers and Ruled, 1700–1917},
  author={Martina Winkler},
  journal={Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History},
  pages={789 - 806}
  • Martina Winkler
  • Published 2011
  • History
  • Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History
  • The assignment to write a historiographical article on "Rulers and Ruled" in Russia led me to reflect on a vital aspect of Russian history, arguably one of the most significant paradigms of our view on the Russian past. The lessons of the traditional state school and the judgmental concept of a despotic autocracy have to a large extent been left behind. (1) Yet, while it appears to be pretty clear what lies behind us, it is much less clear where we are headed. This is, to be sure, not a bad… CONTINUE READING
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