St Petersburg: A Cultural History

St Petersburg: A Cultural History

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The definitive cultural biography of the “Venice of the North” and its transcendent artistic and spiritual legacy, written by Russian emerge and acclaimed cultural historian, Solomon Volkov.

Long considered to be the mad dream of an imperious autocrat—the "Venice of the North," conceived in a setting of malarial swamps—St. Petersburg was built in 1703 by Peter the Great as Russia's gateway to the West. For almost 300 years this splendid city has survived the… (more)

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Publisher: Free Press (June 15, 2010)

Collection: Free Press

Format: EPUB

Page count: 624 pages

File size: 7.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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