Научно-публицистический журнал “Центр и периферия”
The scientific journal “Center and Periphery”
Relations between residents of a small town in the mirror of the Russian Empire law. Book review: “Thinking about the Hour of Death...”: Family Legal Acts in the Documents of the Sergievsky Posad Town Hall (the last quarter of the XVIII — the mid-XIX century): texts and comments / comp. N. A. Chetyrina
Artamonova L. M.
The article presents an analysis of N. A. Chetyrina’s new book “Thinking about the Hour of Death...”: Family Legal Acts in the Documents of the Sergievsky Posad Town Hall (the last quarter of the XVIII — the mid-XIX century): texts and comments”, released in 2022. Documents on the history of everyday life, family and kinship relations of the inhabitants of a provincial town of imperial Russia in the period from the administrative transformations of Catherine II to the Great Reforms of Aleksandr II are published here. The peer-reviewed book includes a collection of 402 private law acts from the fund of the town hall of Sergievsky Posad (now — the town of Sergiev Posad of the Moscow Region). They are compiled by men and women of different classes and touch on a wide range of issues, especially inheritance.
Keywords: Russia in the XVIII — the XIX centuries, Sergievsky Posad, social history, history of everyday life, family history, source studies, archaeography, N. A. Chetyrina
For citation: Artamonova LM. Relations between residents of a small town in the mirror of the Russian Empire law. Book review: “Thinking about the Hour of Death...”: Family Legal Acts in the Documents of the Sergievsky Posad Town Hall (the last quarter of the XVIII — the mid-XIX century): texts and comments / comp. N. A. Chetyrina. Center and Periphery. 2023;18(2):114—120. EDN GEGVEZ
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Information about the author:
Ludmila M. Artamonova, Professor of Department of Cultural Studies, Museology and Art History of the Samara State Institute of Culture (167 Frunze Str., Samara 443010, Russia), Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4584-6339, email@example.com
Conflict of interests: the author declares no conflict of interests.
The author has read and approved the final version of the manuscript.
The article was submitted 27.01.2023; accepted for publication 01.03.2023.