The Reformer

By Stephen F. Williams

Besides absolutists of the right (the tsar and his adherents) and left (Lenin and his fellow Bolsheviks), the Russian political landscape in 1917 featured moderates seeking liberal reform and a rapid evolution towards a constitutional monarchy. Vasily Maklakov, a lawyer, legislator and public intellectual, was among the most prominent of these, and…

Published date: December 5, 2017
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction

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A very interesting book, and Vasily Maklakov definitely deserves to be remembered and considered today, when the idea of a liberal, modern Russia seems far-fetched.