The crisis of religious toleration in Imperial Russia: Bibikov's system for the Old Believers, 1841-1855

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...

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Main Author: Marsden, Thomas (Author)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2015
Edition:First edition.
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Russia / Raskolniki / Religious tolerance / History 1841-1855
Further subjects:B Nicholas ; I ; Emperor of Russia ; 1796-1855
B Old Believers ; Russia (Federation) ; History ; 19th century
B Dissenters, Religious ; Russia ; History ; 19th century
B Russia ; Politics and government ; 1825-1855
B Old Believers Russia (Federation) History, 19th century
B Dissenters, Religious Russia History, 19th century
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
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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.
ISBN:019180892X
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746362.001.0001