Acknowledgements.- A note on spelling.- Preface (prof. Marc Raeff).- Introduction. -Freemasonry and Power: the Paradoxes of Petersburg.- Utopia and Reform in Moscow: N.I. Novikov's Circle.- Russian Rosicrucianism, between East and West.- The Rosicrucians and Authority: an alliance of the Throne and the Altar.- Conclusion. Glossary.- A note on sources.- Bibliography.- Index.
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