Zemstvo and the Emergence of Civil Society in Late Imperial Russia, 1864-1917

Author: Porter, Thomas
Year:1991
Pages:324
ISBN:0-7734-9972-5
978-0-7734-9972-0
Price:219.95
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.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter 1: State and Society, 1864-1904
Chapter 2: The General Zemstvo Organization: Medical Assistance to the Sick and Wounded During the Initial Phases of the Russo-Japanese War, January-September, 1904

Chapter 3: THe General Zemstvo Organization: Relief Efforts During the Latter Stages of the Russo-Japanese War, September 1904-August 1905. The Further Development of Political Pluralism

Chapter 4: THe General Zemstvo Organization: Famine Relief and Peasant Resettlement, 1905-1914

Chapte 5: The All-Russian Union of Zemstvos: Philanthropic Endeavors During The Great War, 1914-1917

Conclusion

Bibliography

Index