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In Search of Legality: Mikhail M. Speranskii and the Codification of Russian Law
     

In Search of Legality: Mikhail M. Speranskii and the Codification of Russian Law

by William Benton Whisenhunt
 

This book examines Mikhail M. Speranskii's attempt to codify Russian law in the 1820 and 1830s—that was the last major bureaucratic project of this important Russian statesman and an aspect of his long career that has been largely ignored by historians. Based on material from the Manuscript Division of the Russian National Library, the Russian State Historical

Overview

This book examines Mikhail M. Speranskii's attempt to codify Russian law in the 1820 and 1830s—that was the last major bureaucratic project of this important Russian statesman and an aspect of his long career that has been largely ignored by historians. Based on material from the Manuscript Division of the Russian National Library, the Russian State Historical Archives, and the Archives of the Academy of Sciences (all in St. Petersburg, Russia) a complete picture emerges of the codification efforts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880334686
Publisher:
East European Monographs
Publication date:
09/11/2001
Series:
East European Monographs
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.69(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.59(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

William Benton Whisenhunt is associate professor of history at the College of DuPage.

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