The following is a select list of books, book-chapters, journal articles, review articles, and book reviews published by me (encyclopedia contributions not included).  For my forthcoming publications and works in progress, please click on the Current tab above.

The Church Reform of Peter the Great.  Stanford University Press, 1971.  xii, 336 pp.
For God and Peter the Great: The Works of Thomas Consett, 1723-1729. East European Monographs 96/Columbia University Press, 1981.

     267 pp. Editor, with Introduction 
The Soviet Union Today: An Interpretive Guide.  University of Chicago Press, 1983.  ix, 348 pp.  Editor, joint author.  Reprinted 1984, 1985. 

     2nd edition, 1987.  xiii, 382 pp.  Reprinted 1988, 1989.
The Petrine Revolution in Russian Architecture.  University of Chicago Press, 1988.  xxx, 372 pp., 241 figs. and plates.
Peter the Great Transforms Russia.  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1991. xiv, 305 pp. Editor, joint author. Reprinted 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, etc.
Major Problems in the History of Imperial Russia.  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1994. xvi, 661 pp. Editor, joint author. 

     Reprinted 1995, 1997, 2001, etc.
The Petrine Revolution in Russian Imagery. University of Chicago Press, 1997.  xxiv, 375 pp., 128 figs. and plates.
The Revolution of Peter the Great. Harvard University Press, 2003. ix, 192 pp., 36 plates; paperback edition, 2006.
Architectures of Russian Identity: 1500 to the Present. Cornell University Press, 2003. vii, 253 pp., ill. Co-editor with Daniel Rowland, joint author.
The Petrine Revolution in Russian Culture. The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2004. xii, 560 pp., 52 figs. and plates.
Two Shining Souls: Jane Addams, Leo Tolstoy, and the Quest for Global Peace. Lexington Books, 2012. xv, 177 pp., 2 figs.

“Feofan Prokopovich,” in J.G. Garrard, ed., The Eighteenth Century in Russia (Clarendon Press, 1973), pp. 75-105
“Feofan Prokopovich and the Kiev Academy,” in T. Stavrou and R. Nichols, eds., Russian Orthodoxy under the Old Regime (University of Minnesota Press, 1978), pp. 44-64 (with plate)
“Opposition to Peter the Great,” in E. Mendelsohn and M. S. Shatz, eds., Imperial Russia, 1700-1917: State, Society, Opposition. Essays in Honor of Marc Raeff (Northern Illinois University Press, 1988), pp. 22-36
“The Mask of Culture: Baroque Art in Russia and Ukraine, 1600-1750,” in Peter J. Potichnyj, Marc Raeff, et al., eds., Ukraine and Russia in their Historical Encounter (Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies/University of Alberta Press, 1992), pp. 201-213
“Pietro il Grande el edificatzione di San Pietroburgo,” in Manuela Kahn-Rossi and Marco Franciolli, eds., Domenico Trezzini e la construzione di San Pietroburgo (Museo Cantonale d’Arte/Octavo Franco Cantini Editore, 1994), pp. 18-50 (with 23 figs. and plates)
“Money Talks? A Note on Political Stability in Late Imperial Russia,” in Leo Schelbert, ed., Essays in Russian and East European History. Festschrift in Honor of Edward C. Thaden (East European Monographs/Columbia University Press, 1995), pp. 47-60
“Peter the Great and the Problem of Periodization,” in J. Cracraft and D. Rowland, eds., Architectures of Russian Identity: 1500 to the Present (Cornell University Press, 2003), pp. 7-17 (with 6 figs.)
“Reclaiming Peter the Great,” in S. H. Baron and C. A. Frierson, eds., Adventures in Russian Historical Research (M. E. Sharpe, 2003), pp. 103-114
“St. Petersburg: The Russian Cosmopolis,” in C. H. Whittaker, ed., Russia Engages the World, 1453-1825 (Harvard University Press, 2003), pp. 24-49 (with 17 figs.)
“Revoliutsiia Petra: zdaniia, obrazy, slova,” in E. V. Anisimov, ed., Petr Velikii (OGI, 2007), pp. 68-93
“The Revolution of Peter the Great,” in Steven A. Usitalo and William Benton Whisenhunt, eds., Russian and Soviet History: From the Time of Troubles to the Collapse of the Soviet Union (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008), pp. 21-33
“Pictographs of Power: The 500-Ruble Note of 1912,” in Picturing Russia: Explorations in Visual Culture (Yale University Press, 2008), pp. 139-41 (with 2 plates)

​"The Petrine Church Reform Revisited," in Lucian J. Frary, ed., Thresholds into the Orthodox Commonwealth (Slavica Publishers: Bloomington, IN, 2017), pp. 91-100

Journal Articles:
"James Brogden in Russia, 1787-1788." Slavonic and East European Review vol. 47, no. 108 (1969), pp. 219-244                                                   "Le règlement ecclésiastique de Pierre le Grand : Note sur l’histoire du texte." Cahiers du monde russe et soviétique vol. 9 (1970), pp. 626-628            
"Some Dreams of Peter the Great: A Biographical Note." Canadian-American Slavic Studies vol. 8, pt. 2 (1974), pp. 173-197
"The Tercentenary of Peter the Great in Russia." Canadian-American Slavic Studies vol. 8, pt. 2 (1974), pp. 319-326 (with 2 plates)     
"Feofan Prokopovich: A Bibliography of His Works." Oxford Slavonic Papers, new series vol. 8 (1975), pp. 1-36 (with plate)    
"Soft Spots in the Hard Line." Russian History vol. 4, pt. 1 (1977), pp. 31-38 (commentary on R. Hellie, "The Structure of Modern Russian History," ibid.)
"The Succession Crisis of 1730: A View from the Inside." Canadian-American Slavic Studies vol. 12, no. 1 (1978), pp. 60-85 (with 2 plates
"Prokopovyc's Kiev Period Reconsidered." Harvard Ukrainian Studies vol. 2, no. 2 (1978), pp. 138-157
"Did Feofan Prokopovich Really Write Pravda Voli Monarshei?" Slavic Review vol. 40, no. 2 (1981), pp. 173-193
"Nuts and Bolts." Slavic Review vol. 41, no. 4 (1982), pp. 629-633 (commentary on M. Raeff, "The Eighteenth Century in Russia," ibid.)
"Theology at the Kiev Academy during its Golden Age." Harvard Ukrainian Studies vol. 8, nos. 1-2 (1984), pp. 71-80
"Empire versus Nation:  Russian Political Theory under Peter I." Harvard Ukrainian Studies vol. 10, nos. 3-4 (1986), pp. 524-541 
"Kliuchevskii on Peter the Great." Canadian-American Slavic Studies vol. 20, nos. 3-4 (1986), pp. 367-381
"Muscovite Ambivalence." Harvard Ukrainian Studies vol. 19 (1995), pp. 80-96 (with 2 plates)                       
"Church and Revolution in Russia." Modern Greek Studies Yearbook vol. 12-13 (1996/1997), pp. 21-34   
"A Berlin for Historians." History and Theory: Studies in the Philosophy of History vol. 41, no. 3 (2002), pp. 277-300
"Implicit Morality." History and Theory Theme Issue Historians and Ethics vol. 43, no. 4 (2004), pp. 31-42
"Russia Discovers America." Harvard Ukrainian Studies vol. 28, nos. 1-4 (2006), pp. 405-413 
"Faith in History." The Journal of the Historical Society vol. 7, no. 1 (2007), pp. 137-149
"Lindsey Hughes on Peter the Great: A Personal Memoir." Slavonic and East European Review vol. 88, nos. 1-2 (2010), pp. 14-21
"The Russian Empire as Cultural Construct." The Journal of the Historical Society vol. 10, no. 2 (2010), pp. 167-188

“History as Philosophy.” History and Theory vol. 54, no. 1 (2015), pp. 45-68.

Review articles:
"More 'Peter the Great'." Canadian-American Slavic Studies vol. 14, no. 4 (1980), pp. 535-544 
"Architecture of the Russian Baroque." Kritika: A Review of Current Soviet Books on Russian History vol. 18, no. 1 (1981), pp. 18-28      
"The Dilemma of Orthodoxy in Early Modern Ukraine."  Modern Greek Studies Yearbook vol. 3 (1987), pp. 267-273     
"Great Catherine."  Slavic Review vol. 52, no. 1 (1993), pp. 107-115 
"The Specter of Marxism."  History and Theory vol. 48, no. 1 (2009), pp. 105-112

Book reviews (since 1998)
--of Lindsey Hughes, Russia in the Age of Peter the Great. In New York Times Book Review Sept. 20, 1998, pp. 14-15
--of T. Titelstad, ed., Kornelius Kriuis, Admiral Petra Velikogo. In Russian Review vol. 58, no. 3 (1999), p. 501
--of Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Court, Cloister & City: The Art and Culture of Central Europe 1450-1800. In Journal of Modern History vol. 71, no. 4 (1999), pp. 981-82
--of Simon Dixon et al., eds., Britain and Russia in the Age of Peter the Great. In Slavonic and East European Review vol. 78, no. 4 (2000), pp. 776-77
--of Anthony Cross, Peter the Great through British Eyes: Perceptions and Representations of the Tsar since 1698. In Slavic Review vol. 60, no. 4 (2001), p. 848
--of I.O. Tiumentsev, ed., Rossiia XV-XVIII stoletii.  Sbornik nauchnykh statei.  In Slavonic and East European Review vol. 80, no. 4 (2002), pp. 743-45
--of Paul Bushkovitch, Peter the Great: The Struggle for Power, 1671-1725.  In Journal of Modern History vol. 75, no. 2 (2003), pp. 475-77
--of Lindsey Hughes, Peter the Great: A Biography. In Slavic Review vol. 62, no. 4 (2003), pp. 852-53
--of Christopher Ely, This Meager Nature: Landscape and National Identity in Imperial Russia.  In American Historical Review vol. 108, no. 4 (2003), pp. 1557-58
--of H. Sundhaussen et al., eds., Russische und Ukrainische Geschichte vom 16.-18. Jahrhundert. In Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas vol. 52, no. 3 (2004), pp. 446-47
--of Cathy Frierson, All Russia is Burning! A Cultural History of Fire and Arson in Late Imperial Russia. In The Historian vol. 66, no. 4 (2004), pp. 868-69
--of R. Robson, Solovki: The Story of Russia Told Through Its Most Remarkable Islands. In Slavic Review vol. 64, no. 3 (2005), pp. 656-57
--of Nicholas V. Riasanovsky, Russian Identities: A Historical Survey. In American Historical Review vol. 112, no. 2 (2007), p. 305
--of O. Medvedkova, Jean-Baptiste Le Blond, Architecte, 1679-1719: De Paris à Saint-Pétersbourg, in Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians vol. 67, no. 2 (2008), pp. 285-86
--of Georges Nivat, ed., Les sites de la mémoire russe, vol. 1: Géographie, in Slavic Review vol. 67 no. 4 (2008), pp. 1032-33
--of Gary Marker, Imperial Saint: The Cult of St. Catherine and the Dawn of Female Rule in Russia, in Canadian Slavonic Studies vol. 51, nos. 2-3 (2009), p. 374.
--of Anthony Cross, St. Petersburg and the British, in Slavic Review vol. 68 no. 4 (2009), pp. 988-89
--of L. V. Charipova, Latin Books and the Eastern Orthodox Clerical Elite in Kiev, 1632-1780, in Slavonic and East European Review vol. 87, no. 1 (2009), pp. 129-31

--of M. F. Platt, Terror and Greatness: Ivan and Peter as Russian Myths, in Slavic Review vol. 71 no. 2 (2012), pp. 474-475
--of Robert Collis, The Petrine Instauration: Religion, Esotericism and Science at the Court of Peter the Great, in Slavic Review vol. 72, no. 2 (2013), pp. 408-409
--of Rick McPeak and Donna Tussing Orwin, eds., Tolstoy on War: Narrative Art and Historical Truth in ‘War and Peace’, in Slavonic and East European Review vol. 92 no. 1 (2014), pp. 116-118
--of Alexander M. Martin, Enlightened Metropolis: Constructing Imperial Moscow, 1762-1855, in English Historical Review vol. 130, no. 542 (2015), pp. 222-223

--of G. M. Hamburg, Russia's Path to the Enlightenment: Faith, Politics, and Reason, 1500-1801.  In Journal of Church and State, vol. 59 no. 2 (June 2017), pp. 297-300

-- of Nikolaos A. Chrissidis, An Academy at the Court of the Tsars: Greek Scholars and Jesuit Education in Early Modern Russia. In Catholic Historical Review, vol.103 no. 2 (Spring 2017), pp.352-353

(c) James Cracraft, 2019

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