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Tag Archives: Russia
20th December 1699: A new ‘New Year’
by Dr Andy Willimott Peter the Great’s reign was marked by an overriding desire to enforce reform on Russia, dragging it kicking and screaming in to line with many European practices. On 20 December 1699 (according to the Julian Calendar), … Continue reading
Meet Our New Members of Staff
In this Special Feature, Professor David Stack, Head of Department, introduces our new members of staff The future has never looked so bright for the study of the past at Reading. This autumn we welcome our largest intake of new … Continue reading
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