Stuttgart And Paris, Item #17816
1903—1904. 4to. Booklets. 15 pages per issue. In Russian. Osvobozhdenie was founded and edited by Peter Struve (1870—1944) , a prominent Russian liberal politician and philosopher. Struve started his political career as one of founding members of the Bolshevik party. In 1905 he joined a liberal Kadet (constitutional democrats) party and become one of its leaders. During the Russian Civil war he served as a minister in the White generals' governments of Gen. Vrangel and Gen. Denikin. After emigration from Russia in 1920 edited Russian newspapers in Prague and Paris and taught at the Universities of Prague and Belgrade. Osvobozhdenie was published in Stuttgart from July 1, 1902—October 15, 1904, and in Paris from October 1904—October 18, 1905. These are single issues comprising about a half of the Vol. 2 of the journal. Vo II. Nr. 1: editorial on the Jewish emigration policy of the Minister of the Interior von Pleve. Other issues: many articles by Peter Struve, Paul Miliukov and other leaders of the Russian Constitutional Democrats Party. SUBJECT(S) : Russia -- Politics and government -- Periodicals. OCLC lists 21 copies. All in excellent condition (RUS-2-169-185) , except for Nr 5, which is wrinkled and slightly torn all over, with no text loss, in fair condition (RUS-2-170) . Price is per issue.