Russia and Courtly Europe: Ritual and the Culture of Diplomacy, 1648–1725

  title={Russia and Courtly Europe: Ritual and the Culture of Diplomacy, 1648–1725},
  author={John Hennings},
Complementing the growing academic interest in pre-modern diplomatic ceremonial, Jan Hennings’ Russia and Courtly Europe explores the relationship between Russia and Europe beyond the traditional portrayal of political incompatibility and clash of cultures from the Peace of Westphalia (1648) until the end of Peter I’s reign in 1725. The monograph examines Russia’s place in the wider, transcultural developments in early modern diplomacy through the prism of direct diplomatic encounters… 
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