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Author Marsden, Thomas, 1983- author

Title The crisis of religious toleration in Imperial Russia : Bibikov's system for the Old Believers, 1841-1855 / Thomas Marsden
Edition First edition
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Summary This work details an unprecedented attempt by the government of Russia's Tsar Nicholas I (1825-1855) to eradicate what was seen as one of the greatest threats to its political security: the religious dissent of the Old Believers. The history of this religious persecution throws new light on the religious and political identity of the autocratic regime
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on September 9, 2015)
Subject Nicholas I, Emperor of Russia, 1796-1855.
Old Believers -- Russia (Federation) -- History -- 19th century.
Dissenters, Religious -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Russia -- Politics and government -- 1825-1855.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191808920 (ebook)