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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.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-288) and index.

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

Introductions: Ben Eklof

Abbreviations

I. The Great Reforms and the Historians since Stalin: Abbott Gleason

Part I State and Reform

II. Autocracy and the Reforms of 1861-1874 in Russia: Choosing Paths of Development

Larissa Zakharova: Translated by Daniel Field

III. The Year of Jubilee

Daniel Field

IV. Interest-Group Politics in the Era of the Great Reforms

Alfred J. Rieber

V. The Meaning of the Great Reforms in Russian Economic History

Peter Gatrell

VI. A Neglected Great Reform: The Abolition of Tax Farming in Russia

David Christian

VII. The Russian Navy and the Problem of Technological Transfer: Technological Backwardness and Military-Industrial Development, 1853-1876

Jacob W. Kipp

VIII. Miliutin and the Balkan War

Military Reform vs. Military Performance

John S. Bushnell

IX. Accountable Only to God and the Senate: Peace Mediators and the Great Reforms

Natalia F. Ust'iantseva: Translated by Ben Eklof

X. Municipal Self-Government after the 1870 Reform

Valeriia A. Nardova: Translated by Lori A. Citti

XI. Crowning the Edifice: The Zemstvo, Local Self-Government, and the Constitutional Movement, 1864-1881

Fedor A. Petrow

XII. Jurors and Jury Trials in Imperial Russia, 1866-1885

Alexander K. Afanas'ev: Translated by Willard Sunderland

XIII. Popular Legal Cultures: The St. Petersburg Mirovoi Sud

Joan Neuberger

XIV. The University Statute of 1863: A Reconsidertion

Samuel D. Kassow

XV. The Rise of Voluntary Associations during the Great Reforms: The Case of Charity

Adele Lindenmeyr

Bibliography: Abbott Gleason

Contributors

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253208613
Editor:
Eklof, Ben
Editor:
Zakharova, Larissa
Editor:
Zakharova, Larissa
Editor:
Bushnell, John
Editor:
Eklof, Ben
Author:
Bushnell, John
Author:
Eklof, Ben
Author:
Zakharova, Larissa
Editor:
Bushnell, John
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
History
Subject:
Russia (pre & post Soviet Union)
Subject:
Russia
Subject:
Russia History Alexander II, 1855-1881.
Subject:
Rusia
Subject:
Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Subject:
Russia-General Russian History
Subject:
Eurasian Studies; East European; Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century; History; Russia; Russian
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies
Series Volume:
9481
Publication Date:
19940631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.3 x 6.25 x 0.85 in

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