A Short History of Russia
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A Short History of Russia

By Mary Platt Parmele
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  • [Frontispiece: Peter the Great.]
  • A SHORT HISTORY OF RUSSIA
    • BY
    • MARY PLATT PARMELE
      • ILLUSTRATED
        • NEW YORK CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS 1907
      • NEW YORK CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS 1907
      • PREFACE.
    • ILLUSTRATED
      • NEW YORK CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS 1907
    • NEW YORK CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS 1907
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
      • CHAPTER I.
      • CHAPTER II.
      • CHAPTER III.
      • CHAPTER IV.
      • CHAPTER V.
      • CHAPTER VI.
      • CHAPTER VII.
      • CHAPTER VIII.
      • CHAPTER IX.
      • CHAPTER X.
      • CHAPTER XI.
      • CHAPTER XII.
      • CHAPTER XIII.
      • CHAPTER XIV.
      • CHAPTER XV.
      • CHAPTER XVI.
      • CHAPTER XVII.
      • CHAPTER XVIII.
      • CHAPTER XIX.
      • CHAPTER XX.
      • CHAPTER XXI.
      • CHAPTER XXII.
      • CHAPTER XXIII.
      • CHAPTER XXIV.
      • CHAPTER XXV.
      • CHAPTER XXVI.
      • SUPPLEMENT.
      • LIST OF PRINCES.
      • INDEX.
    • CHAPTER I.
    • CHAPTER II.
    • CHAPTER III.
    • CHAPTER IV.
    • CHAPTER V.
    • CHAPTER VI.
    • CHAPTER VII.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
    • CHAPTER IX.
    • CHAPTER X.
    • CHAPTER XI.
    • CHAPTER XII.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
    • CHAPTER XV.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
    • CHAPTER XVII.
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • CHAPTER XIX.
    • CHAPTER XX.
    • CHAPTER XXI.
    • CHAPTER XXII.
    • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • CHAPTER XXV.
    • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • SUPPLEMENT.
    • LIST OF PRINCES.
    • INDEX.
    • ILLUSTRATIONS.
      • Peter the Great . . . . . . Frontispiece
      • The Czar Iván the Terrible and his son Iván Ivánovitch
      • The Coronation of the Czar Alexander III., 1883
      • Scene during the Russo-Japanese War: Russian soldiers on the march in Manchuria
    • Peter the Great . . . . . . Frontispiece
    • The Czar Iván the Terrible and his son Iván Ivánovitch
    • The Coronation of the Czar Alexander III., 1883
    • Scene during the Russo-Japanese War: Russian soldiers on the march in Manchuria
    • A SHORT HISTORY OF RUSSIA
      • CHAPTER I
      • PRIMITIVE CONDITIONS AND RACES
      • CHAPTER II
      • SLAVONIC RELIGIOUS AND POLITICAL SYSTEMS
      • CHAPTER III
      • RURIK AND HIS DESCENDANTS
      • CHAPTER IV
      • RUSSIANS CONVERSION—GREEK AND LATIN CHRISTIANITY
      • CHAPTER V
      • PRINCIPALITIES—EXPANSION NORTHWARD
      • CHAPTER VI
      • GERMAN INVASION—MONGOL INVASION
      • CHAPTER VII
      • UNDER MONGOL YOKE
      • CHAPTER VIII
      • RUSSIA BECOMES MUSCOVITE
      • CHAPTER IX
      • PASSING OF BYZANTIUM—MONGOL YOKE BROKEN
      • CHAPTER X
      • GRAND PRINCE BECOMES TSAR
        • [Illustration: The Czar Iván the Terrible and his son Iván Ivánovitch. From the painting by I. E. Répin.]
      • [Illustration: The Czar Iván the Terrible and his son Iván Ivánovitch. From the painting by I. E. Répin.]
      • CHAPTER XI
      • IVAN THE TERRIBLE—ACQUISITION OF SIBERIA
      • CHAPTER XII
      • SERFDOM CREATED—THE FIRST ROMANOFF
      • CHAPTER XIII
      • NIKON'S ATTEMPT—RASKOLNIKS
      • CHAPTER XIV
      • PETER STUDIES EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION
      • CHAPTER XV
      • CHARLES XII.—NARVA—ST. PETERSBURG
      • CHAPTER XVI
      • RUSSIA KNOUTED INTO CIVILIZATION—PETER DEAD
      • CHAPTER XVII
      • GERMINATING OF SEED—CATHERINE EMPRESS
      • CHAPTER XVIII
      • PARTITION OF POLAND—DEATH OF CATHERINE
      • CHAPTER XIX
      • NAPOLEON IN EUROPE—ATTITUDE OF RUSSIA
      • CHAPTER XX
      • NAPOLEON IN RUSSIA—HOLY ALLIANCE
      • CHAPTER XXI
      • RUSSIA ORIENTALIZED—EASTERN QUESTION
      • CHAPTER XXII
      • 1848 IN EUROPE—CRIMEAN WAR.
      • CHAPTER XXIII
      • LIBERALISM—EMANCIPATION OF SERFS
      • CHAPTER XXIV
      • TURCO-RUSSIAN WAR—TREATY OF BERLIN
      • CHAPTER XXV
      • ALEXANDER II. ASSASSINATED—NIHILISM
        • [Illustration: The Coronation of the Czar Alexander III., 1883. The Emperor crowning the Empress at the Church of the Assumption. From a drawing by Edwin B. Child.]
      • [Illustration: The Coronation of the Czar Alexander III., 1883. The Emperor crowning the Empress at the Church of the Assumption. From a drawing by Edwin B. Child.]
      • CHAPTER XXVI
      • FINLAND—HAGUE TRIBUNAL—POLITICAL CONDITIONS
      • SUPPLEMENT TO SHORT HISTORY OF RUSSIA
        • [Illustration: Scene during the Russo-Japanese War: Russian soldiers on the march in Manchuria.]
      • [Illustration: Scene during the Russo-Japanese War: Russian soldiers on the march in Manchuria.]
      • LIST OF PRINCES.
      • INDEX.
    • CHAPTER I
    • PRIMITIVE CONDITIONS AND RACES
    • CHAPTER II
    • SLAVONIC RELIGIOUS AND POLITICAL SYSTEMS
    • CHAPTER III
    • RURIK AND HIS DESCENDANTS
    • CHAPTER IV
    • RUSSIANS CONVERSION—GREEK AND LATIN CHRISTIANITY
    • CHAPTER V
    • PRINCIPALITIES—EXPANSION NORTHWARD
    • CHAPTER VI
    • GERMAN INVASION—MONGOL INVASION
    • CHAPTER VII
    • UNDER MONGOL YOKE
    • CHAPTER VIII
    • RUSSIA BECOMES MUSCOVITE
    • CHAPTER IX
    • PASSING OF BYZANTIUM—MONGOL YOKE BROKEN
    • CHAPTER X
    • GRAND PRINCE BECOMES TSAR
      • [Illustration: The Czar Iván the Terrible and his son Iván Ivánovitch. From the painting by I. E. Répin.]
    • [Illustration: The Czar Iván the Terrible and his son Iván Ivánovitch. From the painting by I. E. Répin.]
    • CHAPTER XI
    • IVAN THE TERRIBLE—ACQUISITION OF SIBERIA
    • CHAPTER XII
    • SERFDOM CREATED—THE FIRST ROMANOFF
    • CHAPTER XIII
    • NIKON'S ATTEMPT—RASKOLNIKS
    • CHAPTER XIV
    • PETER STUDIES EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION
    • CHAPTER XV
    • CHARLES XII.—NARVA—ST. PETERSBURG
    • CHAPTER XVI
    • RUSSIA KNOUTED INTO CIVILIZATION—PETER DEAD
    • CHAPTER XVII
    • GERMINATING OF SEED—CATHERINE EMPRESS
    • CHAPTER XVIII
    • PARTITION OF POLAND—DEATH OF CATHERINE
    • CHAPTER XIX
    • NAPOLEON IN EUROPE—ATTITUDE OF RUSSIA
    • CHAPTER XX
    • NAPOLEON IN RUSSIA—HOLY ALLIANCE
    • CHAPTER XXI
    • RUSSIA ORIENTALIZED—EASTERN QUESTION
    • CHAPTER XXII
    • 1848 IN EUROPE—CRIMEAN WAR.
    • CHAPTER XXIII
    • LIBERALISM—EMANCIPATION OF SERFS
    • CHAPTER XXIV
    • TURCO-RUSSIAN WAR—TREATY OF BERLIN
    • CHAPTER XXV
    • ALEXANDER II. ASSASSINATED—NIHILISM
      • [Illustration: The Coronation of the Czar Alexander III., 1883. The Emperor crowning the Empress at the Church of the Assumption. From a drawing by Edwin B. Child.]
    • [Illustration: The Coronation of the Czar Alexander III., 1883. The Emperor crowning the Empress at the Church of the Assumption. From a drawing by Edwin B. Child.]
    • CHAPTER XXVI
    • FINLAND—HAGUE TRIBUNAL—POLITICAL CONDITIONS
    • SUPPLEMENT TO SHORT HISTORY OF RUSSIA
      • [Illustration: Scene during the Russo-Japanese War: Russian soldiers on the march in Manchuria.]
    • [Illustration: Scene during the Russo-Japanese War: Russian soldiers on the march in Manchuria.]
    • LIST OF PRINCES.
    • INDEX.
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