Palace Revolutions, Era of

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Palace Revolutions, Era of

 

in gentry-bourgeois historiography, the period in Russian history from 1725 to 1762, when the transfer of power occurred, as a rule, by means of palace revolutions carried out by groups from the nobility that were engaged in a power struggle.

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