Russia, Political And Social (volume 2)

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byLev Aleksandrovich Tikhomirov

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888. Excerpt: ... BOOK VII. Chap. I. The Russian administration.--Medical administration.--The army.--The Skariatine trial; its revelations.--Local administration; its abuses. Chap. II. Political parties: Reactionary, Liberal, Revolutionary.--The mistakes of the Liberals and the Revolutionists.--Reaction.--The revolutionary staff.--Its youth among the people.--Trials and persecutions.--Terrorist movement.--Conspiracies.--Propaganda among the army. Chap. III. The black partition.--The agrarian question.--Anti-Semitic riots.--Agrarian crimes. Chap. IV. Liberal policy.--The zemstvos.--Coming to power in 1880 of the Liberal party.--Loris Melikov.--Struggle between the Liberal and Reactionary parties.--The crime of the 13th of March.--Coming to the throne of Alexander III.--His policy.--Secret associations.--Ministry of Count Ighnatiev.--The competent men.--The police.--Ministry of Count Tolstoi.--Preponderating influence of Katkov. CHAPTER I. The Russian administration.--Medical administration.--The army.--The Skariatine trial; its revelations.--Local administration; its abuses. In the popular Russian tales we often meet with a mythical being--baba iaga--Kostianaia noga (the old witch with the club foot). The dwelling of this old witch is generally represented as a small hut so wretchedly dilapidated that it ought to have tumbled down long ago, and only stands up because it does not know on which side to fall. This picture of the fancy rises unbidden into the mind when one thinks of the political constitution of Russia to-day. By what does it hold together? Between the historic monarchy and the mass of the people there is a profound contradiction, that a misunderstanding of centuries alone conceals. The educated class is openly hostile as much to the principle of irresponsible...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888. Excerpt: ... BOOK VII. Chap. I. The Russian administration.--Medical administration.--The army.--The Skariatine trial; its revelations.--Lo...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217042848

ISBN - 13:9780217042840

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