Author: Paul Dukes

In this essay, a well known senior scholar of early modern Russian history reflects on his encounters with Professor Ruslan Skrynnikov and on his own research interests, especially the career and diary of General Patrick Gordon, the famous Scotsman who mentored Peter the Great. Also included are the author’s reflections on the “General Crisis of the Seventeenth Century” and the impact on history of global climate change.

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies
In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies