His interpretation of tsardom
was more circumstantial and experimental as it echoed the ongoing controversy about Muscovite imperial claims.
It is fair to suggest that he represented the views of the Tsardom
19 Sumner, Tsardom
and Imperialism in the Far East, p.
It is here that West took her stand in the postwar world against revolution, reaffirming what she had said 20 years earlier about the Russian Revolution - that it was bound to restore the tyranny of tsardom
It is therefore wiser to face the facts and to recognize that the Tsardom
is after all Russia's form of democracy.
Siegel seeks to explain why and how Solzhenitsyn abandoned his earlier faith in the Bolshevik Revolution for the traditional beliefs of Slavophiles in the virtues of Tsardom
and the Russian Orthodox Church.
This intelligentsia, while welcoming the fall of tsardom
, did not, on the whole, get on too well with the Bolsheviks.
A study of Grand Princess Evdokiia's portrayal in the two versions of the Skazanie vmale found in the SK and in the LLS respectively suggests that in the 1560s and 1570s, the widow of the victor at Kulikovo Pole attracted the attention of the bookmen and artists at Ivan IV's court, who were instrumental in formulating the ideology of the new Muscovite tsardom
It's ironic that Shostakovich could only dare to compose this music after the death of Josef Stalin, himself equally as despotic as the Tsardom
he emulated after its overthrow.
136, 166-68 (1983) (indicating that the Bolshevik abolition of the Tsardom
signified their rejection of the bourgeoisie).
According to a contemporary account, this celebrated the fall of tsardom
and the establishment of liberal democracy.
This volume seeks to reframe the author's interest in a larger historical context and, as the overarching thesis, to make religion central to national identity: "With the baptism [in 988], Orthodoxy became a central element in Russian history and culture, whether in the days of the Kievan princes of the quasi-medieval appanage Russia, of the Orthodox tsardom
of Muscovy, of the Orthodox empire of the Romanovs, or even, as the enemy, during the communist regime, which tried desperately but failed to eradicate it" (4-5).