Policemen of the tsar : local police in an age of upheaval /

"Founded by Peter the Great in 1718, Russia's police were key instruments of tsarist power. In the reign of Alexander II (1855-1881), local police forces took on new importance. The liberation of 23 million serfs from landlord control, growing fear of crime, and the terrorist violence of t...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Abbott, Robert J. (Robert James), 1945- (Author)
Corporate Author: JSTOR (Organization)
Format: eBook
Published: Budapest ; New York : CEU Press, Central European University Press, 2022.
Series:Historical studies in Eastern Europe and Eurasia ; v. 8.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book

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