Word and Image in Russian History: Essays in Honor of Gary Marker, ed. by Maria di Salvo, Daniel H. Kaiser, and Valerie A. Kivelson (Academic Studies Press: Brighton, MA, 2015)

Acknowledgments (viii)

List of Illustrations (ix)

Introduction (xi)

Tabula Gratulatoria (xvi)

Daniel H. Kaiser (Grinnell College), A Biographical Essay: The Making of the Historian (1)

Valerie A. Kivelson (University of Michigan), From Publishing to Prokopovich: Gary Marker's Scholarly Contributions (17)


Viktor Zhivov (University of California, Berkeley and Moscow State University), Once Again on Whether Byzantine Law Was Applied to the Administration of the Law in Medieval Rus' (33)

Maria Di Salvo (University of Milan), About Peter the Great's Ship "Predestinatsiia" (43)

Christine Ruane (University of Tulsa), Eighteenth-Century Botanical Literature and the Origins of an Elite Russian Gardening Community (55)

Elena Smilianskaia (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow), Catherine's Liberation of the Greeks: High-Minded Discourse and Everyday Realities (71)

Daniela Steila (University of Turin), A Proletarian Encyclop├ędie (90)


Daniel H. Kaiser (Grinnell College), The Parsuna of Gavrila Fetiev: Can a Picture Speak? (118)

Nancy S. Kollmann (Stanford University), Tracking the Travels of Adam Olearius (133)

Cynthia Hyla Whittaker (Baruch College and Graduate Center, City University of New York), Catherine the Great and the Art of Collecting: Acquiring the Paintings that Founded the Hermitage (147)

Simon Dixon (University College London), Rozanov's Peter (172)


E. V. Anisimov (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Saint Petersburg), The Question of Women in Power in the Eighteenth Century (191)

Alexander Kamenskii (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow), Businesswomen in Eighteenth-Century Russian Provincial Towns (206)


Giovanna Brogi Bercoff (University of Milan), Dialogue and Conflict in the Ostroh Principality: The Year 1636 (222)

Robert Weinberg (Swarthmore College), Connecting the Dots: Jewish Mysticism, Ritual Murder, and the Trial of Mendel Beilis (238)

Forms of Literacy

Janet M. Hartley (London School of Economics and Political Science), Education and the East: The Omsk Asiatic School (253)

Ol'ga Kosheleva (Institute of General History, Russian Academy of Science), What Should One Teach? A New Approach to Russian Childhood Education as Reflected in Manuscripts from the Second Half of the Seventeenth Century (269)

Maksym Iaremenko (National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy), The Education of Parish Clergy in the Kyiv Eparchy in the 1770s (296)

Civil Society and Politics

Patrick O'Meara (Durham University), 'The Opinion of One Ukrainian Landowner': V. N. Karazin, Alexander I, and Changing Russia (315)

Roger Bartlett (School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London), The Imperial Russian Noble Elite and Westernization: The Family Eizen-fon-Shvartsenberg (336)

Joseph Bradley (University of Tulsa), 'Only the principle of public life and the full rights of citizenship'┬Ł: The Russian Technical Society, the Public Sphere, and the Revolution of 1905 (359)

Publications of Gary Marker, comp. Daniel H. Kaiser (382)