TITLE

Emperor Nicholas II as an Orthodox Tsar

AUTHOR(S)
Firsov, Sergei L.
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Russian Studies in History;Spring2012, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p79
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Nicholas II's view of himself as a divinely appointed tsar clashed with the changing political needs of early twentieth-century Russia and the ambiguous position of the Church as subordinate to the state administration. The resulting distrust between the tsar and the church hierarchy and between the hierarchs and the people further alienated the tsar from his subjects in the years leading up to the revolution of 1905.
ACCESSION #
74132276

 

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