The ‘Living Wall’: Native Administration in Samarkand

A. S. Morrison

in Russian Rule in Samarkand 1868-1910

Published in print September 2008 | ISBN: 9780199547371
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191720710 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Historical Monographs

 The ‘Living Wall’: Native Administration in Samarkand

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This chapter deals with the native administration which formed the link between Russian officials and the population at large, and the ways in which its members were able to subvert and benefit from Russian rule.

Keywords: local officialdom; corruption; Aksakal; Russian officials; Russian rule

Chapter.  11330 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Asian History

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