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Governing Tsarist Russia (European History in Perspective)

by Peter Waldron

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • Imperialism,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • History / Russia (pre- & post-Soviet Union),
  • Despotism,
  • Politics and government,
  • Russia

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10555469M
    ISBN 10033371718X
    ISBN 109780333717189

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      As noted above, his top agent, Zhitomirsky, penetrated Lenin's inner circle during the Bolshevik party's underground days. Before he quit the espionage business in following his exposure by the French press as a Russian spy, Harting had served tsarist Russia, imperial Germany, and republican France, receiving decorations from all three. The last Tsar Nicholas II ascended the throne in and was faced with a country that was trying to free itself from its autocratic regime. The serfs had recently been emancipated, the industry and economy was just starting to develop and opposition to the Tsar was building up. Russia was still.


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