The city on the Neva has recently taken back its original name, St Petersburg. Imperial Imprints in PDF and EPUB format. Here you can download any book in PDF or Epub format for free. Use the button on this page to download or read the book online. All book bestsellers can be downloaded on one torrent tracker - Top Torrent! Come in, choose, download the book Imperial Imprints and read. The official strategies for the Tercentenary in 2003 saw the city's potential as being generated by its imperial past. In a series of scholarly essays the author examines the historical background to St Petersburg's contemporary identifications. Framed mainly in romantic and nostalgic terms, they imprint an idealized Old Imperial Russia onto the post-Soviet city.