Freedom of Expression in Eighteenth Century Russia by K.A. Papmehl

By K.A. Papmehl

This learn is an improved and revised model of a thesis accredited for the Ph. D. measure by way of the college of London in 1965. My honest thank you visit Dr. Bertha Malnick, previously of the college of Slavonic and East eu reports, for her important recommendation, feedback, and inspireĀ­ ment. a number of the fabric utilized in Chapters 3 and 4 has been released prior within the Slavonic & East eu evaluation, and i'm thankful to the Editors of that magazine for his or her variety permission to attract on it for the current function. such a lot of my examine was once performed within the libraries of the British Museum and of the varsity of Slavonic and East ecu reviews, and that i desire to thank the various participants of the workers of either those associations who facilitated my labours. My thank you additionally visit the women of York college Secretarial providers all in favour of getting ready the manuscript for the clicking. ultimately, i need to recognize the huge debt of gratitude lowe to my spouse, with out whose co-operation the entire venture may by no means have materialised. The accountability for all critiques expressed during this e-book and for all its shortcomings is completely my very own. Toronto, Canada December 1970 advent The eighteenth century for Russia marks the transition from the medieval (i. e. non secular) to the fashionable ecu (i. e.

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S Sukhomlinov, Materialy ... , X, p. 518. , p. 521. EROSION OF OLD ATTITUDES 21 cidedly negative. Perhaps it would be more correct to say that the problem does not yet arise, since the limitations imposed by the regulations just quoted are simply a reflection of the traditional principle of strict administrative control over any form of activity by the citizens - intellectual or otherwise. 25 The Statute of the University of Moscow upon its establishment, embodied in the Edict of 12 January 1755, shows a similar attitude towards the teaching staff.

42. " Berkov, Istoriya russkoy zhurnalistiki, (The History of Russian Periodical Press), pp. 126-7. See also D. D. e. Army] Corps of Noble Cadets), in USSR Academy of Sciences, XVIII vek, Sb. , 1940, pp. 303-308, for details indicating that the "censorship" at the Corps printing press (established in 1757) was analogous to that at the Academy. EROSION OF OLD ATTITUDES 27 vision was concerned, the principle that a government institution is capable of exercising this function in respect of its own published output was evidently accepted.

Professors who were late for their lectures were to be fined at the rate of one day's pay for one hour's absence. , p. 522). 2' S. , 1855, p. 13. The first Curators were I. I. Shuvalov (until his death in 1797) and Blumentrost. The Conference in 1756 consisted of six members appointed by Shuvalov: three Assessors and three Professors. By 1761 the proportion of the administrative to the academic element within the Conference changed in favour of the latter, its composition then being two Assessors, four Ordinary Professors, plus the Rector (Schaden) and a Secretary.

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