THE INSTITUTIONAL RESILIENCE OF RUSSIAN LAW THROUGH 1905–1917 REVOLUTIONS
The article aims to describe the dynamics and characteristics of Russian law throughout 1905–1917 Revolutions. It considers how Russian law survived through the gradual breakdown of the autocratic state. The resilience studies’ approach is introduced to the study of the continuity of the Russian legal tradition. A fresh outlook of the resilience framework allows to answer the main research questions: how did the legal system of the Russian empire lose its equilibrium in the beginning of the 20th century and what resources were exploited in order to make Russian law work for the Soviet state and people?
About the AuthorTATIANA BORISOVA
Associate Professor, National Research University Higher School of Economics
(17 Promyshlennaya St., St. Petersburg, 198099, Russia)
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For citation: BORISOVA T. THE INSTITUTIONAL RESILIENCE OF RUSSIAN LAW THROUGH 1905–1917 REVOLUTIONS. Russian Law Journal. 2017;5(4):108-128. https://doi.org/10.17589/2309-8678-2017-5-4-108-128
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