Imperial Russia

A Reference Handbook

  • John Paxton

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
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    Pages 1-4
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    Pages 14-40
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    Pages 41-45
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    Pages 65-81
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    Pages 82-91
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    Pages 92-110
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    Pages 111-125
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    Pages 149-159
  10. John Paxton
    Pages 160-164
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    Pages 165-170
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 171-257

About this book


Imperial Russia provides an accessible reference tool for students, researchers, historians and Russian history enthusiasts. It covers the period from Ivan IV to the death of Nicholas II. There are chronologies for each of the reigns and the handbook covers important political and administrative changes, the influence of the West, religion, serfdom, and economic progress. Wars and international relations are succinctly explained as is the rise of radicalism and the revolutions of 1905 and 1917. Other sections deal with education, the arts, law, press and censorship. It is essential reading for anyone interested in Soviet and East European history.


chronology Europe European history Expansion history Imperial Russia revolution Russia Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

Authors and affiliations

  • John Paxton
    • 1
  1. 1.Bruton, SomersetUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2001
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-41462-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-59872-0
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