Study Group on Eighteenth-Century Russia Newsletter Volume 36 (2008)

Synopses of Papers Read at the 49th Meeting of the Study Group

Mikhail Suslov, The Origins of Russian Political Utopia in the late Eighteenth & Early Nineteenth Century [p.1]
Jan Hennings, The Honour of Peter the Great and the 'Defects of the English Constitution': Early Modern Ambassadorial Ceremonial and International Law [p.7]
Marianna Muravyeva, Forms and Methods of Violence against Women in Eighteenth-Century Russia: Law Against Morality [p.15]
Joachim Klein, Karamzin and the 'Art of Living' (Letters of a Russian Traveller) [p.19]

Articles

Michela Venditti, Похвала комару Державина: интертекстуальность и автотематичность [p.27]
Lurana Donnels O'Malley, Princess Ekaterina Dashkova: Not a Weak-Willed Playwright [p.47]

Book Reviews

Nicola Navone, Bâtir pour les tsars: Architectes tessinois en Russie, 1700-1850. Lausanne: Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes, 2007. (Anthony Cross)
S. R. Dolgova & Ta. A. Lapteva, Россия и Британия. XVI-XVIII века. Moscow: Drevenkhranilishche, 2007. (Anthony Cross)
Jean Breuillard & Irina Ivanova (eds), La franc-maçonnerie et la culture russe. [Slavica Occitana, vol. 24] Toulouse: Departement de Slavistique de l'Université de Toulouse-Le-Mirail, 2007. (Isabel de Madariaga)
Les Archives de l'Est et la France des Lumières. Vol. I: Guide des archives. Vol. II: Inédits. Sous la direction de George Dulac et Sergeuï Karp, avec le concours de Monique Piha, Marina Reverseau, Dominique Taurisson et Sara Sophie Zarfin. Préface de Roland Mortier. 2 vols, pp. xxvi + 323, 32[4]-870. Ferney-Voltaire (Centre International d'Étude du XVIII Siècle), 2007. (Roger Bartlett)
A. E. Karimov, Докуда топор и соха ходили: очерки истории земел'ного и лесного кадастра в России XVI-начала XX века. Moscow: Nauka, 2007. (Denis Shaw)

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