Imperial Russia Also, see ONLINE PRIMARY SOURCES
PORTALS, ONLINE DATABASES:
[Russian Empire. Statistics]. An online reference work providing statistical data on pre-revolutionary Russia. It covers a wide range of topics including politics, economics, trade, fnance, army, education. Full text is available on Protown.ru
A popular English-language website for Romanov and Russian history. The collection includes books, many interesting articles and various documents, letters, and images from the Alexander Palace Archive.
[Dynamics of economic and social development in Russia in 19th and early 20th centuries] This informative online resource is a project developed by the Faculty of History at the Moscow State University.
A virtual museum dedicated to the Decembrist revolt (December 1825), an unsuccessful uprising against the newly-appointed Tsar Nicholas I. The collection includes various documents, articles, memoirs, and images.
This website is devoted to the Patriotic War of 1812. The collection includes bibliography, articles, memoirs, listings, documents, historical novels etc.
[Russian History before 1917] An online reference work on Russiahistory.ru
[Talks about Russian culture] by Yuri Lotman. Free full text available online on Gumer.info
[Anthology of Russian educational thought in 18th century]. Moscow, 1985. Full text available on Pedagogic.ru
[History of the Russian nobility] by L.M. Savelov.
[In self-imposed exile. About the wives and sisters of the Decembrists] by E.A. Pavlyuchenko. Free full text available on Bibliotekar.ru
[Russian Universities in the 18th - 1st half of 19th century] by A. Andreev. The online version is available at E-reading.co.uk
[Surprises at the feasts of Peter the Great] by M. Voznesensky on Gumer.info
Published in Eighteenth-Century Studies, Volume 46, Number 3, Spring 2013, pp.363-383. The Johns Hopkins University Press Project MUSE
The article by Victoria Ievleva examines the evolution in the cultural perception of the fashion shop in eighteenth-century Russian literature. Full text available on Academia.edu
[Russian workhouses] by E.Khraponicheva about the history of Russian workhouses, institutions in which the dependent and/or needy were housed, fed and set to work.
A collection of drawings, prints and paintings from Hermitage Museum.
The database includes numerous portraits of Russian aristocracy.
An interesting collection of Russian pre-revolutionary commercial posters
Social advertising in Tsarist Russia. A collection of posters on Propagandahistory.ru
Social advertising in Russia during the World War I. A collection of posters on Propagandahistory.ru