Voltaire's Russia

BookVoltaire's Russia

Voltaire's Russia

Window on the East

Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, 164

1976

December 1st, 1976

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Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Cover1
Half Title2
Title Page4
Copyright Page5
Dedication6
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS10
Table of Contents12
INTRODUCTION14
CHAPTER I. France and Russia, 1700-175018
CHAPTER II. Voltaire, historian of Russia24
i. The background24
CHAPTER III. Voltaire, historian of Russia64
ii. The concepts64
CHAPTER IV. Voltaire’s personal contacts with Russia136
CHAPTER V. Voltaire and Catherine the great146
CHAPTER VI. Russia: fact, fiction and formulae186
CHAPTER VII. The debate: Voltaire versus Rousseau200
CHAPTER VIII. The debate:philosophes, westemizers and Slavophiles236
CONCLUSION276
BIBLIOGRAPHY282