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Russia's Great Reforms, 1855-1881 : Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian & East European Studies (Paperback) - Ben Eklof

Russia's Great Reforms, 1855-1881

Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian & East European Studies (Paperback)

By: Ben Eklof (Editor), John Bushnell (Editor), Larissa G. Zakharova (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st June 1994
ISBN: 9780253208613
Number Of Pages: 320

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" The book] succeeds remarkably in providing a multifaceted, yet interconnected, analysis of this signal era of modern Russian history and it is heartily recommended." -- The Historian

This volume, the work of an international group of scholars that includes historians from Russia, maps out the major landmarks in the conceptualization and implementation of the Great Reforms during the reign of Alexander II and proposes a variety of perspectives from which to view them.

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"[The book] succeeds remarkably in providing a multifaceted, yet interconnected, analysis of this signal era of modern Russian history and it is heartily recommended." The Historian

Introduction
Abbreviations
The Great Reforms and the Historians since Stalinp. 1
Autocracy and the Reforms of 1861-1874 in Russia: Choosing Paths of Developmentp. 19
The Year of Jubileep. 40
Interest-Group Politics in the Era of the Great Reformsp. 58
The Meaning of the Great Reforms in Russian Economic Historyp. 84
A Neglected Great Reform: The Abolition of Tax Farming in Russiap. 102
The Russian Navy and the Problem of Technological Transfer: Technological Backwardness and Military-Industrial Development, 1853-1876p. 115
Miliutin and the Balkan War: Military Reform vs. Military Performancep. 139
Accountable Only to God and the Senate: Peace Mediators and the Great Reformsp. 161
Municipal Self-Government after the 1870 Reformp. 181
Crowning the Edifice: The Zemstvo, Local Self-Government, and the Constitutional Movement, 1864-1881p. 197
Jurors and Jury Trials in Imperial Russia, 1866-1885p. 214
Popular Legal Cultures: The St. Petersburg Mirovoi Sudp. 231
The University Statute of 1863: A Reconsiderationp. 247
The Rise of Voluntary Associations during the Great Reforms: The Case of Charityp. 264
Bibliographyp. 281
Contributorsp. 289
Indexp. 291
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ISBN: 9780253208613
ISBN-10: 0253208610
Series: Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian & East European Studies (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st June 1994
Publisher: INDIANA UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.62 x 15.88  x 2.16
Weight (kg): 0.51

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