Porter, Thomas E.

Thomas E. Porter teaches at Williamette University. He received his Ph.D. in Modern European History from the University of Washington, Seattle.

Zemstvo and the Emergence of Civil Society in Late Imperial Russia, 1864-1917
1991 0-7734-9972-5
Argues that the General Zemstvo Organization and the All-Russian Union of Zemstvos contributed significantly to the emergence of civil society in late imperial Russia, and that process marked the culmination of a centuries-old development, gaining momentum in the last decades before the Revolution.