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Riasanovsky, Nicholas V. (Nicholas Valentine) 1923-2011

Overview
Works: 70 works in 333 publications in 5 languages and 9,970 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  Exhibition catalogs  Periodicals  Biography  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Thesis advisor
Classifications: DK210, 947.07
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Most widely held works about Nicholas V Riasanovsky
 
Most widely held works by Nicholas V Riasanovsky
Nicholas I and official nationality in Russia, 1825-1855 by Nicholas V Riasanovsky( Book )

48 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The image of Peter the Great in Russian history and thought by Nicholas V Riasanovsky( Book )

27 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how Peter the Great has been depicted in Russian historical accounts, folklore, literature, and art, and shows how the changing image of Peter the Great reflects changes in Russian political and cultural values
Russia and the West in the teaching of the Slavophiles; a study of romantic ideology by Nicholas V Riasanovsky( Book )

39 editions published between 1949 and 1965 in 4 languages and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The teaching of Charles Fourier by Nicholas V Riasanovsky( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emergence of romanticism by Nicholas V Riasanovsky( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viewed as one of the most tumultuous, momentous movements in the history of world literature, Romanticism and its origins have long been studied by literary critics. In this book, Nicholas Riasanovksy, primarily known as an eminent historian of Russia, offers a refreshing and appealing new interpretation of Romanticism's origins, goals, and influence. The original surge of Romantic thought occurred in England and Germany in the middle to late 1790s, and within a decade had spent itself. Riasanovsky focuses on the explosion of the Romantic impulse, and searches for the origins of the revolutionary vision that made the early Romantic poets in England and Germany take an entirely different view of the world. Pairing two British authors (Wordsworth and Coleridge) with three German authors (Novalis, Friedrich Schlegel, and Wackenroder), Riasanovsky demonstrates that, for all the cultural differences between them, they represent variations on the same "emergence." Essentially, all five were obsessed with the problem of their eternal striving and inability to reach their own goals. All five abandoned the Romantic ideology within a decade and, having supported the goals of the French Revolution in the 1790s, retreated into political conservatism or religious orthodoxy. Riasanovsky identifies the heart of Romanticism as being the creature of a pantheistic religious culture. He stresses that Romanticism was produced only by Western Christian civilization, with its unique view of humankind's relationship to God. The Romantics' frantic and heroic striving for unreachable goals mirrors Christian beliefs in human inability to adequately address God, speak to God, or praise God. Further, Riasanovsky argues that Romantic thought had important political implications, playing a key role in the rise of nationalism in Europe. Offering a historical examination of an area often limited to literary analysis, this book gracefully makes a larger historical statement about the nature and centrality of European Romanticism. Not limited to the cultural historian and the literary critic, The Emergence of Romanticism also makes available to the general reader a jargon-free look at the heady days of Romanticism
A parting of ways : government and the educated public in Russia, 1801-1855 by Nicholas V Riasanovsky( Book )

10 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian identities : a historical survey by Nicholas V Riasanovsky( Book )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this new book, Nicholas Riasanovsky, one of the foremost Russian historians, applies a lifetime of study to answer a question that has puzzled historians, politicians, and nationalists for centuries: what does it mean to be Russian? As he shows, the answer to this question has varied over the centuries. The Russian people have lived under a number of different political, social, and economic structures, as the very borders of what is considered Russia have shifted. Rather than impose a false sense of coherence on a past full of contradictions, Riasanovsky explores the many different aspects of Russian identity to explain what it has meant to be Russian during different eras, carrying this monumental and engrossing story from the pre-history of the East Slavs to the post-communist present."--Jacket
Storia della Russia by Nicholas V Riasanovsky( Book )

27 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in Italian and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La ricostruzione dello storico Riasanovsky accompagna i russi attraverso la loro storia millenaria dallo stato di Kiev al principato di Mosca, dal regno di Ivan il Terribile all'ampio processo di occidentalizzazione di Pietro il Grande, dai tentativi riformistici del XIX secolo fino alla fondazione dello stato sovietico, dagli anni del terrore staliniano a quelli della stagnazione brezneviana. Sergio Romano, già ambasciatore a Mosca, ha completato l'opera con tre nuovi capitoli in cui il lettore troverà una prima interpretazione storica delle trasformazione politiche, economiche, sociali e culturali che si sono prodotte in questi ultimi anni, dalla svolta democratica di Gorbacev alla fine dell'Urss, dalla presidenza di El'cin a quella di Putin
Histoire de la Russie : des origines à 1964 by Nicholas V Riasanovsky( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in French and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire de la Russie : des origines à 1996 by Nicholas V Riasanovsky( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in French and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire de la Russie des origines à nos jours by Nicholas V Riasanovsky( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected writings, 1947-1994 by Nicholas V Riasanovsky( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire de la Russie : des origines à 1992 by Nicholas V Riasanovsky( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in French and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California slavic studies by Nicholas V Riasanovsky( Book )

18 editions published between 1960 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Russia by Nicholas V Riasanovsky( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Russia by Nicholas V Riasanovsky( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zapiski, 1806-1883 by Aleksandr Ivanovich Koshelev( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in Russian and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Russia by Nicholas V Riasanovsky( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zapiski, 1812-1883 by Aleksandr Ivanovich Koshelev( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in Russian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The image of Peter the Great in Russian history and thought
Alternative Names
Nicholas Riasanovsky

Nicholas V. Riasanovsky Amerikaans historicus (1923-2011)

Râzanovskij, N. V.

Râzanovskij, Nikolaj Valentinovič

Riasanovsky, Nicholas V.

Riasanovsky, Nicholas V. 1923-

Riasanovsky, Nicholas V. (Nicholas Valentine), 1923-

Riasanovsky , Nicholas Valentine

Riasanovsky, Nicholas Valentine 1923-2011

Rjasanovskij , Nicholas V.

Rjazanovskij, Nikolaj Valentinovič

Rjazanovskij, Nikolaj Valentinovič 1923-2011

Рязановский, Н. В.

Рязановский, Николай Валентинович

Рязановський Микола Валентинович

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라자노프스키, 니꼴라이 V. 1923-2011

랴자노프스키, 니콜라이 V. 1923-2011

랴자놉스키, 니콜라스 V. 1923-2011

Languages
English (200)

Italian (27)

French (19)

German (9)

Russian (7)

Covers
The image of Peter the Great in Russian history and thoughtThe emergence of romanticismRussian identities : a historical surveyA history of RussiaA history of RussiaA history of Russia