Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 July 2005

224 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719067877

Bookseller Code (06)


Late Imperial Russia

Problems and prospects

Ian D. Thatcher

Published by Manchester University Press

  • There is no other collection of contemporary British scholarship on the question of the stability of Late imperial Russia
  • There is no other handy summary of the historiography of the topics covered, including political, economic, social, cultural, and international history
  • There are original accounts of some of the intellectuals of the time: Barnett's study of Tugan-Baranovsky and the late imperial economy; Frame's account of the theatrical impresarios; White's examination of M.N. Pokrovskii
  • Students will particularly appreciate the chapters on Nicholas II, the workers, the peasants, the security police, parliamentarianism, the revolutionaries, and the security police

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