Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2017.
Book — 351 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Prelude to revolution
Crime on the rise
Why did the crime rate shoot up?
Militias rise and fall
An epidemic of mob justice
Crime after the Bolshevik takeover
The Bolsheviks and the militia
Russians from all walks of life joyously celebrated the end of Nicholas II's monarchy, but one year later, amid widespread civil strife and lawlessness, a fearful citizenry stayed out of sight. Tsuyoshi Hasegawa offers a new perspective on Russia's revolutionary year through the lens of violent crime and its devastating effect on ordinary people. (source: Nielsen Book Data)