For the Common Good and Their Own Well-Being: Social Estates in Imperial Russia

For the Common Good and Their Own Well-Being: Social Estates in Imperial Russia

by Alison K. Smith

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190939625
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/01/2018
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Alison K. Smith is Professor of History, University of Toronto.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments

Introduction
Chapter 1: The Meaning of Soslovie
Chapter 2: Legal Standards and Administrative Reality: Local Interests and
Central Ideals in the 18th Century
Chapter 3:The Freedom to Choose and the Right to Refuse
Chapter 4: Communities and Individuals: Soslovie Societies and their Members
Chapter 5: The Death and Life of Sosloviia in the Post-Reform Empire
Chapter 6:The Evolution of Collective Responsibility
Chapter 7: Soslovie in Context: Life Stories
Conclusion

Appendix: Archival Sources
Selected Bibliography
Notes
Index

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