A Reluctant Parliament: Stolypin, Nationalism and the Politics of the Russian Imperial State Council, 1906-1911
By: Alexandra S. Korros (author)Paperback
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Noted historian Alexandra S. Korros deftly explores the organization and operation of the Russian Empire's State Council in the wake of the 1905 revolution. Korros dismisses the traditional interpretation that the State Council was a monolithic opponent to reform and focuses on the complex political maneuvering between those of its members anxious to make the legislative chambers work, and those determined to turn Russia away from the path of constitutional monarchy.
Alexandra S. Korros is professor of history at Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Reforming Russia: The Crown Councils at Peterhof and Tsarskoe Selo Chapter 4 Forming Factions in the State Council: The First Session Chapter 5 The Center as Political Party Chapter 6 Local Government, Naval Apprpriations, Stolypin, the Duma, and State Council Chapter 7 Nationalist Politics in State Council Chapter 8 The Formula Fails: The Western Zemstvo Act Chapter 9 The State Council Becomes What It Was Supposed to Be
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