Riasanovsky, Nicholas V(alentine)

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RIASANOVSKY, Nicholas V(alentine)

RIASANOVSKY, Nicholas V(alentine). American (born China), b. 1923. Genres: History. Career: Sidney Hellman Ehrman Professor of European History, University of California, Berkeley, since 1969 (joined faculty, 1957). Co-Ed., California Slavic Studies, since 1960. Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1987-. Member of the Editorial Board, The Russian Review. Assistant Professor to Associate Professor, State University of Iowa, Iowa City, 1949-57. Publications: Russia and the West in the Teaching of the Slavophiles: A Study of Romantic Ideology, 1952; Nicholas I and Official Nationality in Russia 1825-1855, 1959; A History of Russia, 1963, 6th ed., 1999; The Teaching of Charles Fourier, 1969; A Parting of Ways: Government and the Educated Public in Russia 1801-1855, 1976; The Image of Peter the Great in Russian History and Thought, 1985; The Emergence of Romanticism, 1992. Address: Dept. of History, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-2550, U.S.A.