A Grave Catastrophe

This new interpretation of the final years Imperial Russia provides a clear and concise introduction to critical period in history modern Russia. Professor Hutchinson outlines key problems facing Tsarist regime, attitudes its Liberal critics revolutionary enemies. In particular, he considers how monarchy was able withstand uprisings 1904-06, but failed 1917. important study an analysis social, as well political developments, concludes with brief historiographical essay which draws together alternative interpretations Tsars.