"[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.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-288) and index.
BEN EKLOF is Associate Professor of History at Indiana University and author of Russian Peasant Schools. JOHN BUSNELL is Professor of History at Northwestern University and author of Mutiny amid Repression. LARISSA ZAKHAROVA is Professor of History at Moscow State University. Her numerous publications on the history of late Imperial Russia include Samoderzhavie i otmena krepostnogo prava v Rossii, 1856-1861.
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