Kulturní dějiny šlechty v pozdní éře carského Ruska - opomíjené téma historiografie?
The cultural history of the nobility in late imperial Russia - a forgotten topic of historiography?
Культурная история дворянства в поздней эре царской России - игнорируемые темы историографии?
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The study deals with the topic of the cultural history of the nobility in Late Czarist Russia (1861–1917). In the first part, the author draws attention to the different definitions of nobility in the context of the estates’ organization of Russian society and in particular addresses the suitability of the term aristocracy in Russia. The second part of the study presents an overview of existing historiography on the nobility, especially in the field of cultural history. the main research directions and trends are shown here and the problem of the long-dominating orientation of the historians on the period of the 18th century and the first half of the 19th century are also presented. The third part is a critical overview of the sources of the cultural history of the nobility, and especially the sources of a personal nature. In the final, fourth section, the author discusses the possibilities of further research.
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