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Russian Bureaucracy and the State

Officialdom From Alexander III to Vladimir Putin

  • Don K. Rowney
  • Eugene Huskey

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction: Russian Officialdom since 1881

    1. Don K. Rowney, Eugene Huskey
      Pages 1-16
  3. Late Tsarist Officialdom

  4. Soviet Officialdom

  5. Post-communist Officialdom

About this book


Russian Bureaucracy and the State provides a rich and innovative assessment of Russian bureaucracy from 1881 to the present. From a variety of disciplinary perspectives, the work assesses the organization, personnel, and practices of officialdom across three different Russian regimes – tsarist, Soviet and postcommunist.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Don K. Rowney
    • 1
  • Eugene Huskey
    • 2
  1. 1.Bowling Green State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Stetson UniversityUSA

About the editors

DON K. ROWNEY is Professor of History and Senior Research Fellow at Bowling Green State University, USA. A specialist on the history of Russian state administration and European historiography, he is the author of Transition to Technocracy: The Structural Origins of the Soviet Administrative State and co-editor of Russian Officialdom: The Bureaucratization of Russian Society from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century.

EUGENE HUSKEY is William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Political Science and Russian Studies at Stetson University, USA. A specialist on politics and legal affairs in Russia and Kyrgyzstan, he is the author of Russian Lawyers and the Soviet State and Presidential Power in Russia.

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