FORUM: THE ELITE AND SOCIETY IN THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE FROM PAUL I TO NICHOLAS II
The authors reflect on the elite and society in the Russian Empire, in particular on the criteria for belonging to the elite; the mobility of the border between the elite and non-elite, and between different types of elites; the sources and mechanisms of elite replenishment; metropolitan and provincial elites; and related questions.
Konstantin S. Kunavin
Derzhavin Tambov State University
33 Internatsionalnaia st., 392000, Tambov, Russia
Keywords: elite, Russian Empire, eighteenth century, nineteenth century, early twentieth century