Event Title

A Western Empire

Presenter Information

Grace Garrett, Riverdale High School

Start Date

2-5-2013 1:00 PM

End Date

2-5-2013 2:15 PM

Description

Over a hundred year period spanning the 17th and 18th centuries, Russia underwent sweeping social and political reforms. Peter the Great and Catherine the Great stand as bookends to this great transformation, with the latter embracing and expanding on the former's initial vision. This essay focuses on the role art played in Russia's efforts to become "a Western Empire".

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http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/9447

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A Western Empire

Over a hundred year period spanning the 17th and 18th centuries, Russia underwent sweeping social and political reforms. Peter the Great and Catherine the Great stand as bookends to this great transformation, with the latter embracing and expanding on the former's initial vision. This essay focuses on the role art played in Russia's efforts to become "a Western Empire".