Russia under the old regime

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Scribner, 1974 - History - 360 pages
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User Review  - sologdin - Goodreads

Pipes beats up on the Russian Empire, presumably because it subsequently had the audacity to disagree with him. Read full review

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User Review  - Nate Geisinger - Goodreads

Having maintained a casual interest in Russia for quite a few years, I was reasonably familiar with the Soviet and post-Soviet periods prior to reading this. But knowing little about Russia under the ... Read full review


The Genesis of the Patrimonial State in Russia
The Triumph of Patrimonialism
The Anatomy of the Patrimonial Regime

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Richard Pipes, Baird Research Professor of History at Harvard University, is the author of numerous books and essays. In 1981-82 he served as President Reagan's National Security Council adviser on Soviet and East European affairs. He has twice received a Guggenheim Fellowship. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Chesham, New Hampshire.

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