1896, Second Edition. London : Downey & Co. Good copy in the original worn publisher's cloth, edges very slightly toned. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Item #243264
Physical description; volume 1 (only): 234 p. ; 20 cm. Contents; 1. A tame despot. The tzar mujik. Hesitating on the crossway -- The Liberal period. A tory democratic programme. The upshot of autocratic democratism -- Count Dmitry Tolstoi. A man with a system. The great famine, and the economic conditions of the Russian peasants. The Jewish question in Russia. The Poles and the Finns. Subjects; Peasants — Russia — Social conditions. Jews — Russia — History. Russia — Politics and government — (1881-1894). Russia — Social life and customs — 19th century. Russia — History — Alexander III, (1881-1894).