Russia in the Age of Modernisation and Revolution 1881 - 1917: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Russia in the Age of Modernisation and Revolution 1881 - 1917

1st Edition

By H. Rogger


332 pages

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Hans Rogger's study of Russia under the last two Tsars takes as its starting point what the Russians themselves saw as the central issue confronting their nation: the relationship between state and society, and its effects on politics, economics and class in these critical years.

Table of Contents

List of maps.


Chapter one: Prologue.

Chapter two: Tsar, autocrat and emperor.

Chapter three: Corridors of power: the Tsar's ministers.

Chapter four: Bureaucrats, policemen and public servants.

Chapter five: Peasants and nobles: the problems of rural Russia.

Chapter six: Progress and poverty.

Chapter seven: Politics and revolution.

Chapter eightEmpire abroad: foreign policy till 1905.

Chapter nine: Empire at home: the non-Russians.

Chapter ten: The ambiguous revolution.

Chapter eleven: Hopes and fears: 1907-1914.

Chapter twelve: The last act: July 1914- February 1917.

Chapter thirteen: Epilogue: February to October 1917.

Selected bibliography.



About the Series

Longman History of Russia

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Europe / General