Publishing, Printing, and the Origins of the Intellectual Life in Russia, 1700-1800
Gary Marker

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Gary Marker describes the pursuit of an effective public voice by political, Church, and literary elites in Russia as synonymous with the struggle to control the printed media, showing that Russian publishing and printing evolved in a way that sharply diverged from Western experiences but that proved to be highly significant for Russian society.

Originally published in 1985.

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