Religion and Russification: Russian Language in the Catholic Churches of the “Northwest Provinces” after 1863

@article{Weeks2001ReligionAR,
  title={Religion and Russification: Russian Language in the Catholic Churches of the “Northwest Provinces” after 1863},
  author={T. Weeks},
  journal={Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History},
  year={2001},
  volume={2},
  pages={110 - 87}
}
  • T. Weeks
  • Published 2001
  • History
  • Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History
  • From the 1860s on, the Russian empire attempted to re-make itself in the form of a modern state. The period of the "Great Reforms" witnessed the emancipa- tion of the serfs, a lightening of censorship, the introduction of elected city and rural governing bodies, and a major reform of the military, most notably in the introduction of (theoretically) universal conscription. 1 These concessions were, however, granted mainly in the interior (ethnic Russian) provinces. For Russia's "national… CONTINUE READING