Muscovite Society

Muscovite Society

Early Imperial Russia

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Adrian Jones discusses Muscovite rural society and then moves on to discuss the late onset (in Muscovy!) of serfdom, the system of land tenure, and the implications for the distinct lack of a legal culture in Russia. Adrian then turns to discussing the boyars and their chancery clerks, their way of life and their role in the administration of state. Copyright 2013 Adrian Jones / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions....
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Adrian Jones discusses Muscovite rural society and then moves on to discuss the late onset (in Muscovy!) of serfdom, the system of land tenure, and the implications for the distinct lack of a legal culture in Russia. Adrian then turns to discussing the boyars and their chancery clerks, their way of life and their role in the administration of state. Copyright 2013 Adrian Jones / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions....
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