The Emergence of Modern Russia, 1801-1917

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The following is a list of some of the recurrent Russian terms that are susceptible to various translations. The English terms in the right-hand column represent the choices used in this book.

Regional and Local Government
golovamayor
guberniiaprovince
kraiarea or territory
mirovoi posrednikarbitrator
mirovoi sud'iajustice of the peace
oblast'region
okrugdistrict
predvoditel' dvorianstvamarshall of the nobility
selenie (selo, derevnia)village
sel'skii skhodrural assembly
uezd (in Poland, poviat)county
uezdynyi gorodcounty seat
volost' (in Poland, gmina)township
zemskii ispravnikdistrict police officer
zemskii nachal'niksuperintendent of the peasantry
zemskaia upravazemstvo council
zemskoe sobraniezemstvo assembly
Social Classes
dvorianstvo (sing., dvorianin)nobility
dvorovyehousehold serfs
kazennye krestianiestate peasants
meshchaneburghers
Official Documents
gramotacharter
manifestmanifesto
nakazinstruction
polozhenie, reglament,
uchrezhdenie
postanovlenieenactment
rasporiazhenieorder
reskriptrescript
ukazdecree
ustavstatute (or charter for society)

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