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Alexander and the State Council: Bureaucracy and Counter-Reform in Late Imperial Russia

By: Whelan, Heide W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rutgers University Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285411

ISBN: 0813509424

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 1982 Hard Cover. 258 pp. In a society supposedly ruled by an autocratic Tsar, who actually governed? Heide Whelan looks at one critical and influential institution, the State Council - the consultative legislative organ of the autocracy - and finds that this collection of bureaucrats had interests and views of their own often at odds with those of Alexander III. By 1881, when Alexander became Tsar, the State Council was composed of specialists and experts in various fields, men educated and trained for their bureaucratic positions as, in many cases, their fathe... View more info