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Zhivov, Victor
Victor Zhivov's magisterial "Language and Culture in Eighteenth-Century Russia" tells the story of the creation of a new vernacular literary language in modern Russia, an achievement arguably on a par with the nation's extraordinary military successes, territorial expansion, development of the arts and formation of a modern empire. The language served as the primary vehicle for Russia's modernization and for its entry into the Western European cultural sphere, and Zhivov demonstrates that the unusually intense debates over it, down to violent disagreements over particular grammatical endings, have profound implications for understanding the basic social, political, and cultural dynamics of the era. "Language and Culture" analyzes the European theories concerning modern literary languages that were transplanted into Russia and demonstrates the ways in which they were creatively transformed when adapted to the complex legacy of medieval and seventeenth-century literary culture. Zhivov traces this creative adaptation from the "hybrid Slavonic" of the late seventeenth century; through Peter the Great's demand for a new Russian vernacular literary language; to the "Slaveno-Russian" linguistic and cultural synthesis of mid-century and the beginnings of a Russian literary tradition; to the early nineteenth-century debates between "archaists and innovators"; and fi nally to the subsequent decoupling of secular and religious language and culture that in his view represented the last echo of eighteenth-century debates. Language and Culture in Eighteenth-Century Russia fundamentally revises much of the received wisdom concerning the development of the literary language and offers fundamentally new perspectives on the genesis and development of modern Russian language, literature, and culture. 506pp. N.B. Head and tail of spine and D/J spine very slightly bumped.
Academic Studies Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781934843123
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Inventory #27388
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 42.00 approx. - € 37.10 approx.)
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John, W. D. And Maker, Warren
EX LIBRARY. N.B. Small closed tear to bottom edge of half title page. Some rubbing to spine edge of inside cover between ffep and half title page. Label residue to ffep where library label has been removed. Slight fading to spine. Corners of boards and spine bumped. Light marks to boards. Content in very good condition. 132pp.
The Ceramic Book Company, 1962, Cloth/Gilt, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Second Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #28888
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 30.00 approx. - € 26.50 approx.)
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Johansen,Bruce E.
221pp.
Clear Light Publishers, 1996, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0940666782
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Inventory #15336
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Edited By Northfield T.C. Etc
178pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1993, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792388259
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Inventory #15476
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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Edited By Eliassen, Kjell A; Kooiman, Jan
Embodying a major review of progress of new management initiatives in the European public sphere, this Second Edition of Managing Public Organizations meticulously examines the role of the public manager and the organization of public bodies. Using real-life examples, the authors show the potential for change and the problems that have to be overcome. The material in this edition is almost entirely new and provides more extensive coverage than its predecessor.302pp. N.B. Edges of covers slightly creased.
Sage Publications, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0803977158
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Inventory #28749
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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