Study Group on Eighteenth-Century Russia Newsletter Volume 18 (1990)

Synopses of Papers read at January 1990 Meeting

J. Newman, The Nobleman's Table: Aristocratic Consumption of Luzury Foodstuffs in Eighteenth-Century Russia [[p. 3-5]
R. Bartlett, Revolution and Religion in the Writings of Garlieb Merkel [pp. 6-9]

Notes

A. G. Cross, Catherine's "Oleg": A Bicentennial Visitation [pp. 10-17]
J. T. Alexander, Dr Petr Vasil'evich Posnikov: A Biographical [pp. 18-20]
A. G. Cross, Catherine the Great and Whately's "Observations on Modern Gardening" [pp. 21-29]
I. K. Lilly, Eighteenth-Century Themes in Modern Russian Poetry Once More [pp. 30-34]

Document

И. Ф. Мартынов, M. В. Милионов о внешней политике Наполеона [pp. 35-44]

Survey Reviews

P. Dukes, Why Peter? Why not Catherine? Some Reflections on the Development of Russian Absolutism [pp. 45-48]
W. G. Jones, Updating the Eighteenth Century [pp. 49-53]

Reviews

Joachim Klein, Die Schäferdichtung des russischen Klassizismus (N. J. Crowe) [pp. 54-56]
О. А. Омольченко, Кодификация права в России в период абсолютной монархии. Вторая половина XVIII века. Учебное пособие (R. Bartlett) [pp. 57-63]
A. П. Вергунов & В. А. Горохов, Русские сады и парки (A. G. Cross) [pp. 64-67]