Russia under the old regime

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Scribner, 1974 - History - 360 pages
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A great book if you are open to consider Richard Pipes view that the roots of communism in Russia already existed for a very long time from Peter the great periods. He also briefly discusses the ... Read full review

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


The Genesis of the Patrimonial State in Russia
A The colonization of the VolgaOka region
F Boyars and boyar land

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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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