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Санкт-Петербургское городское общественное управление в 1891 году: Отчеты городской управы и других городских учреждений.

[St. Petersburg's City Public Administration in 1891. Reports of the City Council and Other City Agencies].

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Tipografia Shredera, S.-Peterburg, 1892

A fine example of an annual report of the city council and other Saint Petersburg institutions that provides a wealth of statistical and financial data, including population of the city, urban development and construction, important decisions implemented by the council and a financial report for the year.

At the end of 19th century Saint Petersburg was the largest city in the Russian Empire. Like other large European cities that faced a rapid development it started to struggle with a growing number of urban problems housing, transport, public health, which were turning critical in the absence of an effective management. A solution for such large scale problems required not only a consistent urban policy and substantial investments, but also changes in the relationships between the state, the city authorities and citizens. Pressure for changes prompted Alexander II to conduct a major reform in 1870, under which the central government delegated responsibility

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Octavo (24.3 x 15.5 cm), two parts in 1 vol. CCXLVI pp., including title, with 12 plates (1 double page), 1 folding plan and a large folding map of Saint Petersburg; 598 pp. with 1 folding table; owner's inscription to title, closed tear to large folding map. Original publisher's pictorial cloth.


Stock ID:91558

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