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The Muscovite ruling oligarchy of 1547-1564

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its composition, political behaviour, and attitudes towards reform
Abstract:

In recent decades considerable progress has been made in elucidating the assumptions and the dynamics of Muscovite court politics, and further scrutiny is attempted in this enquiry into the ruling oligarchy of 1547-1564. Chapters 1 to 3 are devoted to groundwork. In Chapter 1 an introduction to the ruling oligarchy is provided against the background of Muscovy's contemporary government and population. The goal of territorial aggrandisement pursued by Muscovite rulers from Ivan HI favoured...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Modern History
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Publication date:
1988
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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602323614
Deposit date:
2014-04-01

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