Peter Brown

Peter
Bowman
Brown

Professor of History, Rhode Island College

Center Associate
Expertise
Early Modern Russian
Ukrainian
Polish
and Lithuanian history; comparative medieval and early modern Eurasian history; early modern forced labor systems.
Current Project
"Quantitative Methodology and Russian Premodernity"
Foreign Language

Education

Ph.D.
, Russian history
, University of Chicago
Selected Publications

“Russian Serfdom’s Demise and Russia’s Conquest  of the Crimean Khanate and the Black Sea Littoral: Was There a Relationship?” Forthcoming in  Slavery, Ransom and Liberation in Russia and the Steppe Area. Farnham, United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing, 2015. 42 MS pp. 

“Muscovite Arithmetic in Seventeenth-Century Russian Civilization: Is It Not Time to Discard the ‘Backwardness’ Label,” Russian History 39, no. 4 (2012): 393 – 459.

“Command and Control in the Seventeenth-Century Russian Army,” in Eastern European Warfare, 1500-1800, Edited by Brian L. Davies, Brill Publishers: Leiden (2012), pp. 249 – 313.

“The Uralic Peoples and Broadening Their Historical Context: An Historians Third Millennial Agendum,” in Proceedings of the XIVth, XVth, and XVIth Conferences of the Finno-Ugric Studies Association of Canada 

(Providence: Rhode Island College, 2011), 3-37.

"Tsar Aleksei Mikhailovich: Military Command Style and Legacy to Russian Military History," in The Military and Society in Russia 1450-1917, eds. Eric Lohr, Marshall Poe (Leiden: Brill, 2002), pp. 119-45.

Specialization
Telephone
401-456-8167
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