• J. Scott Keltie
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Nicholas II., Emperor of All the Russias, born May 6 (May 18 new style), 1868, the eldest son of the Emperor Alexander III. and of Princess Marie Dagmar, daughter of King Christian IX. of Denmark; ascended the throne at the death of his father October 20 (November 1 new style), 1894 ; married November 14 ( ovember 26), 1894, to Princess Alexandra Alix, daughter of Ludwig IV., Grand Duke of Hesse, born May 25 (June 6), 1872. Offspring of this union two daughters : Olga, born November 3 (November 15), 1895, and Tatiana, born May 22 (June 11), 1897.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning Russia

1. Official Publications

  1. Russian. Google Scholar
  2. Annual (Pamyatnaya Knijka) ofthe Ministry of the Navy for 1894. St. Petersburg.Google Scholar
  3. Annuals (Vremennik) of the Central Statistical Committee. St. Petersburg, 1878–96.Google Scholar
  4. Collection of Materials (Sbomik Svedcniy)for Russia for 1887 and 1888, published by the Central Statistical Committee. St. Petersburg, 1891.Google Scholar
  5. Collection of Medical, Sanitary, and Veterinary Laws, published by the Medical Department of the Ministry of Interior. St. Petersburg, 1896. 3 vols.Google Scholar
  6. Consular Reports, Vol. v. St. Petersburg, 1898.Google Scholar
  7. The Year 1897 with Relation to Agriculture. Also the preceding years. Published by the Department of Agriculture. St. Petersburg, 1898.Google Scholar
  8. Materials for a Statistic to the Empire of Russia. Published by the Statistical Department of the Ministry of the Interior. 8. St. Petersburg, 1863–97 :—Google Scholar
  9. Movement of Population in European Russia in 1891 ; Prices on Laud in 1882–87 ; The Zemstvos in 1886; Crops of 1889 compared to those of 1883–87; Yearly Crops, &c.Google Scholar
  10. Report of the Procurator of the Holy Synod for 1892–93. St. Petersburg, 1896.Google Scholar
  11. Statistics of the Landed Property and Inhabited Places of the Russian Empire, with maps, &c. Published by the Statistical Department. St. Petersburg, 1861–86.Google Scholar
  12. The Expenses of the Peasant Communities and Volostes in 1891 (Vremennik, vol. 38). St. Petersburg, 1895.Google Scholar
  13. The Agriculture and Forestry (Selskoye i Lyesnoye Khozyaistvo)of Russia. Published by the Ministry of Agriculture, under V. I. Kovalevsky. St. Petersburg, 1893.Google Scholar
  14. The Crops of 1896 and 1897, by the Central Statistical Committee. St. Petersburg, 1897.Google Scholar
  15. Reports and Researches relative to the Village Industries, published by the Ministry of State Domains. St. Petersburg, 1892–95. 3 vols.Google Scholar
  16. Review of Data (Svod Dannykh)relative to the Manufactures of Russia in 1887–91, and for all subsequent years till 1894 by the Ministry of Finances. St. Petersburg, 1893–97.Google Scholar
  17. Review of the Exterior Trade (Obzor vnyeshnei Torgovli)for 1894, and Exterior Trade on the European Frontier in 1896, published by the Ministry of Finances. St. Petersburg, 1897.Google Scholar
  18. Prix des Marchandises sur les principaux Marchés de la Russie, pour les années 1890–96.Google Scholar
  19. St. Petersburg, 1897. Published by the Ministry of Finances.Google Scholar
  20. Statistical Annual (Vremennik) of Caucasus. Tiflis, 1895.Google Scholar
  21. Statistical Materials published by the Provincial Statistical CommitteesGoogle Scholar
  22. Statistics (Svod Statisticheskikh Svedeniy)relative to the judicial institutions in 1889, St. Petersburg, 1895.Google Scholar
  23. State’s Aid to Domestic and Petty Trades in 1888–98. Published by the Ministry of Agriculture. St. Petersburg, 1898.Google Scholar
  24. Yearly Report of the Caucasus Administration about the Schools in 1892. Tiflis, 1894.Google Scholar
  25. Official Messenger, periodical published by the Ministry of Interior.Google Scholar
  26. Vyestnik Finansof, periodical published by the Ministry of Finances.Google Scholar
  27. Sbomik of Materials for the Description of Caucasus and its Inhabitants. Tiflis, 22 parts; best one in 1897.Google Scholar
  28. Kaufmann (Dr.), Financial Statistics of Russia for 1862–84 published by the Central Statistical Committee. St. Petersburg, 1886.Google Scholar
  29. I. Kaufmann. The value of paper money of Russia for the last 50 years (Vekselnyie Kursy Rossii), publ. in Vremennik of the Central Stat. Committee. St. Petersburg, 1892.Google Scholar
  30. The actual Income and Expenditure for 1886–95, in Off. Messenger and Vyestnik Finansof for 1895 and 1896.Google Scholar
  31. Statistical Reports (Sbornik)of the Ministry of Ways and Communicatioes vols. 41 and 42. (Transport of Goods on Railways in 1894 ; Rivers and Canals in 1893) St. Petersburg, 1896. (With maps.)Google Scholar
  32. Reports of the Medical Department for 1892. St. Petersburg, 1896.Google Scholar
  33. Report of the Prison Administration fcr 1893. St. Petersburg, 1895.Google Scholar
  34. A. Haspuan and Baron Nolcken, Law (Pologenie)of the New Organisation of Peasants’ Tribunals in the Baltic Proviuces, with a Summary of Motives. Published by Ministry of Justice. St. Petersburg. 8. 2 vols. 1889.Google Scholar
  35. Postal and Telegraph Statistics for 1893. St. Petersburg, 1896.Google Scholar
  36. Statistics collected by the Zemstvos, being house-to-house inquests covering 123 districts of European Russia, and embodying 2,983,733 households (17,996,317 souls). 1880–94. 450 volumes.Google Scholar
  37. Report of the Finances of the Zemstvos for 1871–80,1881–83, 1886–87. St. Petersburg, 1884–90.Google Scholar
  38. Annual of the Zemstvos for 1888 (Zemskiy Ejegodnik). St. Petersburg, 1890.Google Scholar
  39. Institutions of the Navy (Svod morskikh Postanovleniy), 18 volumes. St. Petersburg, 1888.Google Scholar
  40. History of the Ministry of Domains for the Fifty Years of its Existence. St. Petersburg, 1887.Google Scholar
  41. Orloff and Budagoff, Index of Manufactures in European Russia. 3rd edition. St. Petersburg, 1894.Google Scholar
  42. A. Golubeff, Statistics of Mortgages in Russia (Statistika Dolgosrochnago Eredita), edited by the Congress of Representatives of Mortgage Banks. 3 vols. St. Petersburg, 1894.Google Scholar
  43. Krivenko, Short Description of the Governmental Institutions ofRussia. 2nd edit. St. Petersburg, 1889.Google Scholar
  44. Materials (Svod Materialov)relative to the Economical Conditions of the Peasants of Transcaucasia. 5 vols. Tiflis, 1886–91.Google Scholar
  45. Materials (Materialy) relative to the Economical Conditions of the Peasants and Indigenes of West Siberia. 18 parts. St. Petersburg, 1888–92.Google Scholar
  46. Mutual Insurance against Fire n 1889–92, edited by the Central Statistical Committee. St. Petersburg, 1893Google Scholar
  47. Collections of Laws (Sbornik uzakoneniy)issued on July 12, 1889, on the Peasants’ Institutions and Justices of the Peace. Edited by the Ministry of Interior. St. Petersburg, 1890.Google Scholar
  48. Memoirs and Bulletins of the Russian Geographical Society and its Branches in Caucasus and Siberia.Google Scholar
  49. Historical Review (Istoricheskiy Obzor)of the Measures taken by Government for Food Supply in Russia. Vol. I. St. Petersburg, 1892. Edited by Ministry of Interior.Google Scholar
  50. Collection of Materials (Sbornik Materialov)for the Description of the land and In-habitants of Caucasus. Edited by the Ministry of Instruction. 25 vols. Tiflis, 1880–95.Google Scholar
  51. Results from Statistical Materials (Svod Statisticheskikh Materialov)relative to the Conditions of the Agricultural Population of European Russia. Issued by the Committee of Ministers. St. Petersburg, 1894.Google Scholar
  52. Review (Obzor)of the Transcaspian Region in 1890. St. Petersburg, 1892.Google Scholar
  53. Review (Obzor) of the activity of the zemstvos concerning the Petty and Domestic Trades, 1865–97. Edited by the Ministry of Agriculture and Srate Domains. St. Petersburg, 1897.Google Scholar
  54. Siberia, a book of Reference, edited by the Emigration Committee of the Ministry of Interior. Part I. St. Petersburg. 1897.Google Scholar
  55. Maps of the Gold Mines of Siberia, and the Urals, with Descriptions. Edited by the Mining Department, 1897.Google Scholar
  56. Report and Additional Report of the Minister of Agriculture about his journey to Siberia. St. Petersburg, 1897.Google Scholar
  57. French, English, &c.Google Scholar
  58. Annuaire des finances russes: budget, crédit, commerce, chemins de fer. Par A. Vessé-lovsky, secrétaire du comité scientifique du ministère des finances. 8. St. Petersburg.Google Scholar
  59. Premier Recensement Général de la Population de l’Empire de Russie, 1897. Livraisons 1 and 2. St. Petersburg, 1898.Google Scholar
  60. Tableaux Statistiques du Commerce extérieur de la Russie, 1802–1894. Publiés par le Départment des Douanes. St. Petersburg, 1896.Google Scholar
  61. Résultats géneraux de la récolte de 1895. Publiés par le Comité Central de Statistiques de Russie. St. Petersburg, 1896.Google Scholar
  62. Handbook of the Russian Troops in Asia, by Major J. W. Murray. Issued by the War Office. 8. London, 1890.—Handbook of the Military Forces of Russia, by Captain W. A. Macbean. Issued by the Intelligence Division of the War Office. London, 1898.Google Scholar
  63. The Industries, Manufactures, and Trade of Russia. Published by the Ministry of Finance for the World’s Columbian Exposition at Chicago. Editor of the English translation, J. M. Crawford, United States Consul-General to Russia. Vol. I. and II., Manufactures and Trades; Vol. III., Agriculture and Forestry; Vol. IV., Mining and Metallurgy ; Vol. V., Siberia and the Great Siberian Railway. St. Petersburg, 1893.Google Scholar
  64. Marine marchand russe. Liste des bâtiments le 1 janvier, 1896. Issued by the Department of Trade. St. Petersburg, 1896.Google Scholar
  65. Annual Statement of the Trade of the United Kingdom with Foreign Countries and British Possessions. Imp. 4. LondonGoogle Scholar
  66. Foreign Office Reports. Annual Series. 8. London.Google Scholar
  67. Grierson (Captain J. M.), Armed Strength of Russia (with two maps). London, 1886.Google Scholar
  68. Hertslet (Sir Edward), Foreign Office List. Published annually. London, 1894.Google Scholar
  69. Koulibine (S.), Aperçu préliminaire de l’industrie minérale en 1890. St. Petersburg, 1892.Google Scholar
  70. Statistieke Nachrichten über das Elementar-Schulwesen in Russland im Jahre 1896. St. Pétersburg, 1898.Google Scholar
  71. Statistik Arsbok för Finland, utg. af Statistiska Centralbyrån. Annual. Helsingfors.Google Scholar
  72. Statesman’s Handbook for Russia. Edited by the Chancery of the Committee of Ministers. St. Petersburg, 1896.Google Scholar
  73. Guide des Excursions du VII. Congrès géologique international, avec une carte géologique de la Russie d’Europe, à l’échelle 1: 6,300,000. St. Petersburg, 1897.Google Scholar

2. Non-Official Publications

  1. Abich (H.), Aus kaukasischen Ländern. 2 vols. 1896.Google Scholar
  2. Albrecht (Dr. Max), Russisch Centralasien. Hamburg, 1896.Google Scholar
  3. Armies of To-day, by various writers. 8. London, 1893.Google Scholar
  4. Bain (R. N.), The Pupils of Peter the Great, 1697-1740. London, 1897.Google Scholar
  5. Bär (K. E. von) and Helmetsen (Gr. von), Beiträge zur Kenntniss des Russischen Reichs. 25 vols. 8. St. Petersburg, 1852–72.Google Scholar
  6. Birkbeck (W. J.), Russia and the English Church during the last Fifty Years. Vol. I. Correspondence, 1844–53. London, 1896.Google Scholar
  7. Browning (Oscar), Peter the Great. London, 1897.Google Scholar
  8. Brzeski, The Debts of the Russian Empire. St. Petersburg, 1884. (Russian.)Google Scholar
  9. Bulletin russe de Statistique financière et de législation. 3e année. St. Petersburg, 1896.Google Scholar
  10. Capus (G.), A travers le Royaume de Tamerlane. 8. Paris, 1892.Google Scholar
  11. Chlebowski Slównik geograflczny Królewstwa Polskiego i innych krajów slowiauskich. 6 vols. Warsaw, 1892–96Google Scholar
  12. Clarke (Sir G. S.), Russia’s Sea Power, Past and Present. London, 1898.Google Scholar
  13. Day (W. A.), The Russian Government in Poland. London, 1867.Google Scholar
  14. V. Dolgorukoff, Guide over Siberia. 3rd year. Tomsk, 1898, 549 pp.Google Scholar
  15. Dosujkoff, Income from Custom Duties during the years 1822 to 1890. St. Petersburg 1892. (Russian.)Google Scholar
  16. Dunmore (Earl of), The Pamirs. 2 vols. 8. London, 1893.Google Scholar
  17. Elias (N.), (Editor), The Moghuls of Central Asia. [Trans by E. D. Ross.] London, 1898.Google Scholar
  18. Erman (Georg Adolf), Archiv für die wissenschaftliche Kunde Russlands. 25 vols. Berlin, 1841–68.Google Scholar
  19. Goremykin, Laws relative to the Peasantry issued since 1859. St. Petersburg, 1891. (Russian).Google Scholar
  20. Hahn (C.), Kaucasische Reisen und Studien, Leipsie, 1896.Google Scholar
  21. Hare (A. J. C), Studies in Russia. London, 1885.Google Scholar
  22. Hedin (Sven), Through Asia. 2 vols. London, 1898.Google Scholar
  23. Howard (B. D.), Life with Trans-Siberian Savages, [The Ainus of Saghalien.] 8. London, 1893.Google Scholar
  24. Hyne (C. J. C), Through Arctic Lapland. London, 1898.Google Scholar
  25. Iliin (A.), Detailed Atlas of Russia, with plans of chief towns. St. Petersburg, 1886. (Russian.)Google Scholar
  26. Issaeff (A.A.), Emigration and its Importance for the Economy of the Russian Nation. St. Petersburg, 1891. (Russian.)Google Scholar
  27. Jackson (F. G.), The Great Frozen Land. 8. London, 1895.Google Scholar
  28. Jefferson (R. L.), Roughing it in Siberia. London, 1897.Google Scholar
  29. Keane (A.H.), Asia. Vol. I., Northern and Eastern Asia. London, 1896.Google Scholar
  30. Kennan (G.), Siberia and the Exile System. 4th ed. 2 vols. London, 1897.Google Scholar
  31. Kleinschmidt (A.), Drei Jahrhunderte russischer Geschichte, 1598–1898. Leipzig, 1898.Google Scholar
  32. Knight (E. P.), Where Three Empires Meet. 8. London, 1893.Google Scholar
  33. Kramar (Dr. Karel), Die Russische Valutareform. Wien, 1896.Google Scholar
  34. Kovalevsky (E.), Popular Education at the Nijori Novgorod and the Buda Pest Exhibitions. St. Petersburg, 1897.Google Scholar
  35. Lar sdell (H.), Russian Central Asia. London, 1885.Google Scholar
  36. Leger (L.), Russes et Slaves. Paris, 1890.—Second Series. Paris, 1897.Google Scholar
  37. Legros (J.), Au Pays Russe. Paris, 1896.Google Scholar
  38. Lestrades (Vicomte Combes de), La Russie à l’Avènement de Nicolas II. Paris, 1896Google Scholar
  39. Leroy-Beaulieu (Anatole), L’empire des Tsars et les Russes. 3 vols. Paris, 1882 [English translation. 8. London, 1893–96.]—Etudes russe et européennes. Paris, 1897.Google Scholar
  40. Logan (J. A.), In Joyful Russia. London, 1897.Google Scholar
  41. Matthaei (Fr.), Die wirtschaftlichen Hülfsquellen Russlands. 2 vols. Leipzig, 1887.Google Scholar
  42. Michelin (L. H. S.), Finland in the Nineteenth Century. 4. Helsingfors. 1894.Google Scholar
  43. Morfill (W. R.), Poland. In Story of the Nations Series. 8. London, 1898.Google Scholar
  44. Murray’s Handbook for Russia. 8. London.Google Scholar
  45. Notovitch (N.), L’Empereur Nicholas II., L’Empereur Alexandre 111. Paris. 1896.Google Scholar
  46. Orlov, List of Manufactures in Russia ; in the Asiatic Dominions. 2 vols. St. Peters burg. 1894–5. (Russian.)Google Scholar
  47. Ostrovsing, Guide over North Russia. St. Petersburg, 1898.Google Scholar
  48. Pauly (J. N.), Description ethnograph: que des peuples de la Russie. 8. St. Petersburg 1862.Google Scholar
  49. Polyedonostseff (K. P.), Reflections of a Russian Statesman. [Eng. Trans.]. London 1898.Google Scholar
  50. Popowski (J.), The Rival Powers in Central Asia. 8. London, 1893.Google Scholar
  51. Bambaud (Alfred), Histoire de la Russie jusqu’au l’année 1884. 3rd edition. Paris [Of this there is an English translation. 3 vols. 8. London].Google Scholar
  52. Reclus (Elisée), Géographie universelle. Tome V. L’Europe Scandinave et Russe, revised to date in 1885. VI. L’Asie Russe. Paris, 1880–81. And Appendix to the Russian translation, by MM. Beketoff, Bogdanoff, Woeikoff, and others. St. Petersburg, 1884.Google Scholar
  53. Röttger (Carl), Russische Revue. Monatsschrift für die Kunde Russlands. 8. St. Petersburg, 1872–92.Google Scholar
  54. Rosakoschny, Russland, Land und Leute. Leipzig, 1886 ; Die Wolga. Leipzig, 1887.Google Scholar
  55. ‘ Russkiy Kalendar,’ published in December each year.Google Scholar
  56. Samson-Himmelstierna, Russia under Alexander III. [Translation from the German.] 8, London, 1893.Google Scholar
  57. Schuyler (Eugene), Turkestan : Notes of a Journey in Russian Turkestan, Khokand, Bukhara, and Kuldja. 2 vols. 8. London, 1876.Google Scholar
  58. Selvov (Semen), Lettres Russes. [On Social Subjects.] Paris, 1891.Google Scholar
  59. Semenoff (N. P.), The Emancipation of Peasants. Vol. I. St. Petersburg, 1889.Google Scholar
  60. Sevienof (P. P.), Geographical and Statistical Dictionary of the Russian Empire. (Russian.) 5 vols. 8. St. Petersburg, 1863–84.Google Scholar
  61. Sierochevsky (V. A.), Description of Ethnographical Researches. Edited by N. E. Vesilofsky. St. Petersburg, 1896.Google Scholar
  62. Simpson (J. Y.), Side- Lights on Siberia. Edinburgh, 1898.Google Scholar
  63. Slantieff, Review of Hunts for Trade in Russia. Edited by Dep. of Agriculture (2 maps). St. Petersburg, 1891.Google Scholar
  64. Stchapof (A.), The Intellectual Development of the Russian People. (Russian.) 8. St. Petersburg, 1870.Google Scholar
  65. Stepniak (E.), King Log and King Stork, a Study of Modern Russia. 2 vols. London 1896.Google Scholar
  66. Stoddard (C. A.), Across Russia from the Baltic to the Danube. 8. London, 1892.Google Scholar
  67. Strelbitzky (M.), Superficies de l’Europe. St. Petersburg, 1882.Google Scholar
  68. Suvorin (A.), All Russia: a Directory of Industries, Agriculture, and Administration. (With a good Railway map.) St. Petersburg, 1895. (Russian.)Google Scholar
  69. Thompson (H. M.), Russian Politics London .1895.Google Scholar
  70. Thun, Industrie Central-RusslandsGoogle Scholar
  71. Tikhomirov (L. A.), Russia Political and Social. [Translation from the French.] 2nd edition. 2 vols. 8. London, 1892.Google Scholar
  72. Tweedie (Mr. A.), Through Finland in Carts. London, 1897.Google Scholar
  73. Verstraete (M.), La Russie Industrielle. [Nijni-Novgorod Exhibition]. Paris, 1807.Google Scholar
  74. Wakefield (C.C.), Future Trade in the Far East. 8. London, 1896.Google Scholar
  75. Waligzewski (K.), Peter the Great. [Eng. Trans.) 2vols. London, 1897.Google Scholar
  76. Windt (H. de), The New Siberia. [Sakhalin and Eastern Siberia]. London, 1896Google Scholar
  77. Wallace (Mackenzie), Russia. 2 vols. 8. London, 1877.Google Scholar
  78. Wishaw (F. J.), Out of Doors in Tsarland. 8. London, 1893.Google Scholar
  79. Yadrintsev, Siberia as a Colony. Second edition. St. Petersburg, 1892. (Russian.)Google Scholar
  80. Yanson, Comparative Statistics. Vol. II. St. Petersburg, 1880. Researches into the Allotments of Peasants. St. Petersburg, 1882. (Russian.)Google Scholar
  81. Zalewnki, Historical Development of the Servitudes, &c.,in the Kingdom of Poland. Warsaw. 1880.Google Scholar
  82. Zhitkoff (S. M.), Short Review of Russia’s Water-communications. Published by the Engineering Institute. St. Petersburg, 1892. With maps. (Russian.)Google Scholar
  83. The Jews in Russia:Google Scholar
  84. Report of the Commissioners of Immigration upon the causes which incite immigration to the United States. [The chapters on the Jews in Russia, by J. B. Weber and W. Kempster, have been translated into French and issued separately under the title ‘ La Situation des Juifs en Russie.’] 8. Washington, 1892.Google Scholar
  85. Les Juifs de Russie. Recueil d’articles et d’études. 8. Paris, 1891.Google Scholar
  86. Bershadsky (S.A.), The Lithuanian Jews. [In Russian.] St, Petersburg, 1883. Materials for the History of the Jews in Lithuania. [In Russian.] 2 vols. St. Petersburg, 1892.Google Scholar
  87. Errera (A.), The Jews in Russia : Emancipation or Extermination. 8. London, 1894.Google Scholar
  88. Frederic (Harold), The New Exodus : a Study of Israel in Russia. 8. London, 1892.Google Scholar
  89. Gradovsky (H. D.), La Situation legale des Israélites in Russie. Traduit du Russe. 8. Paris, 1890. In progress.Google Scholar
  90. Novikov (Theodor), Das Jüddische Russland. 8. Berlin, 1892.Google Scholar
  91. Pennell (Joseph), The Jew at Home. 4. London.Google Scholar
  92. Sternberg (H.), Geschichte der Juden in Polen unter den Piasten und den Jagellionen. 8. Leipsic, 1878.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1899

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Scott Keltie
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
    • 10
    • 11
  1. 1.The Royal Geographical SocietyUK
  2. 2.The Geographical Societies of ParisBerlinGermany
  3. 3.The Geographical Societies of ParisRomeItaly
  4. 4.The Geographical Societies of ParisLisbonPortugal
  5. 5.The Geographical Societies of ParisAmsterdamNetherlands
  6. 6.The Geographical Societies of ParisBrusselsBelgium
  7. 7.The Geographical Societies of ParisBuda-PestHungary
  8. 8.The Geographical Societies of ParisGenevaSwitzerland
  9. 9.The Geographical Societies of ParisNeuchatelSwitzerland
  10. 10.The Geographical Societies of ParisPhiladelphiaUSA
  11. 11.Commercial Geographical Society of ParisFrance

Personalised recommendations