The Alexander Conspiracy, A Life of A.I. Zhelyabov

LaSalle, IL: Open Court, 1974.

Hardcover. Fine. xvi, 354 pp, with index, bibliography. An as-new copy with no dust jacket. Clean, tightly bound, unmarked. Andrey Ivanovich Zhelyabov (1851-1881) was a Russian revolutionary and a leading Narodnik. n June 1879 he took part in a congress of political terrorists and became an advocate of such a policy. He helped found the worker, student, and military arms of the extremist organization People’s Will and the newspaper of that organization in 1880 and wrote several of the organization’s manifestos. One of the organizers of the assassination of Alexander II, he was arrested on February 27 (March 11), demanded to be tried together with his subsequently captured compatriots, and was found guilty and executed (Britannica).

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