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Russia under the Old Regime Second Edition

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ISBN-10: 0140247688

ISBN-13: 9780140247688

Edition: 2nd 1995 (Revised)

Authors: Richard Pipes

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Newly revised for this edition, this acclaimed study analyses the evolution of the Russian state from the ninth century to the 1880s, and its unique role in managing Russian society.
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.13" wide x 7.79" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Richard Pipes, Baird Research Professor of History at Harvard University, is the author of numerous books and essays. In 1981-82 he served as President Reagan's National Security Council adviser on Soviet and East European affairs. He has twice received a Guggenheim Fellowship. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Chesham, New Hampshire.

Foreword to the Second Edition
The Environment and its Consequences
The Genesis of the Patrimonial State in Russia
The Triumph of Patrimonialism
The Anatomy of the Patrimonial Regime
The Partial Dismantling of the Patrimonial state
The Peasantry
The Missing Bourgeoisie
The Church as Servant of the State
The Intelligentsia
Towards the Police State
Concluding remarks