Institute of Sociology
of the Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology
of the Russian Academy of Sciences

The last diplomats of the Russian Empire. 1900-1917



The last diplomats of the Russian Empire. 1900-1917 / Yu. V. Ivanov, E. Yu. Ivanova; Moscow. Pero Publishing House, 2021. - 284 p.
ISBN 978-5-00189-019-5
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Posted on site: 27.04.21

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Abstract

The proposed informational and biographical handbook on the last tsarist's diplomats contains personal data on full-time and supernumerary employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs who were in active service in 1900-1917. In such a time frame, this kind of encyclopedic publication is presented for the first time. It is distinguished by the completeness of the collected biographical material and the use of the accepted professional diplomatic terminology. In the directory, personal information about diplomats, in addition to traditional data on the main stages of a diplomatic career, is supplemented with information about social development, education, range of interests (science, literature, journalism, music, painting, sports, collecting, etc.), as well as the presence of memoirs and other author's publications. The handbook is intended for a wide range of specialists dealing with the history of the diplomatic service, problems of the sociology of professions and professional groups. It can be useful as a teaching material for teaching courses devoted to the study of the socio-political history of Russia at the beginning of the twentieth century. The proposed biographical reference book about the last tsarist diplomats contains personal data on the full-time and supernumerary employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who were in 1900-1917. at the real service. In such a time frame, this kind of encyclopedic publication is presented for the first time. It is distinguished by the completeness of the collected biographical material and the use of the accepted professional diplomatic terminology. In the directory, personal information about diplomats, in addition to traditional data on the main stages of a diplomatic career, is supplemented with information on social origin, education, range of interests (science, literature, journalism, music, painting, sports, collecting, etc.), and also about the presence of memories and other author's publications. The handbook is intended for a wide range of specialists dealing with the history of the diplomatic service, problems of the sociology of professions and professional groups. It can be useful as a teaching material for teaching courses on the study of the socio-political history of Russia in the early twentieth century.

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