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In Search of Legality

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William Benton WhisenhuntAssociate Professor of History, College of DuPage, USA

ISBN13: 9780880334686
ISBN: 0880334681
Published: October 2001
Publisher: University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton
Format: Hardback
Price: £25.00

""In Search of Legality"" examines Mikhail M. Speranskii's attempt to codify Russian law in the 1820s and 1830s - that was the last major bureaucratic project of this important Russian statesman and an aspect of his long career that has been largely ignored by historians. Based on material from the Manuscript Division of the Russian National Library, the Russian State Historical Archives, and the Archives of the Academy of Sciences (all in St. Petersburg, Russia) a picture emerges of the codification efforts.

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