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The Reform Not Taken

Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translation: Nora Seligman Favorov


Mar/Apr 2011
Russian Calendar
Page 22   ( 3 pages)


Summary: In 1811 Alexander I was on the brink of sweeping reforms to Russian autocracy. Until he read an essay by historian Nikolai Karamzin.


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