The Tsar's Viceroys : Russian Provincial Governors in the Last Years of the Empire /
Wrestling with a would-be assassin, inspecting the toilets in a rural prison, responding to a challenge from his mistress's enraged husband--all these matters could be part of a Russian provincial governor's day. More often, he was entangled in administrative routine, troubled by a steady...
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