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Crime and Punishment in the Russian Revolution

Mob Justice and Police in Petrograd

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674972063

Publication Date: 10/25/2017

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368 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

10 halftones, 2 maps, 5 charts, 1 table

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  • Note on Calendar and Transliteration
  • Introduction
  • 1. Prelude to Revolution
  • 2. Crime on the Rise
  • 3. Why Did the Crime Rate Shoot Up?
  • 4. Militias Rise and Fall
  • 5. An Epidemic of Mob Justice
  • 6. Crime after the Bolshevik Takeover
  • 7. The Bolsheviks and the Militia
  • Conclusion
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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