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CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

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Growth of Russia, America, and

The revenue,

25

British India in recent times, 1 General corruption,

26

Increase of Russia by the treaties of Great impulse to agricultural in-

1814 and 1815,

ib. dustry from free trade,

28

The grand-duchy of Warsaw, 2 Probable destiny of Russia,

29

Establishment of the kingdom of Ideas with which the troops return-

Poland,

3 ed from France and Germany,

30

Biography of the Grand-duke Con:

First steps of Alexander on his re-

stantine,

ib. turn in 1814,

ib.

His first 'acts of administration, Marriage of Ảlexander's sister to

and training of the army,

4 the Prince of Orange, and of the

Advantage to Poland from its union

Grand-duke Nicholas to the Prin-

with Russia,

5 cess of Prussia,

31

Failure of the representative sys Arrival of Alexander at Warsaw in

tem,

6 1818,

32

Influence of Russia,

ib. His efforts for the enfranchisement

Wisdom of its external policy, 7

of the peasants,

34

Statistics of the empire,

Expulsion of the Jesuits,

ib.

The clergy,

12 Changes in the Emperor's mind

Rank in Russia : the Tchinn, ib. from the revolution of 1820, 35

Caste of the nobles,

13 Congress of Troppau,

36

Of the bourgeois and trading classes, 14 Congress of Laybach,

37

The serfs, their number and condi Attitude taken by England on the

tion,

ib. occasion,

39

The Tieglo: its advantages and War declared against the revolu-

evils,

15 tion in Naples,

ib.

Contrast of English and Russian Subjugation of Naples, and return

cultivators, .

16

of the King,

40

Evils of the serf system,

17 Suppression of the insurrection in

Foreign conquest ever forced upon Piedmont,

41

Russia by its climate, .

18 Meeting of the Allies, and fresh re-
General use of corporal chastise volution in Genoa,

ib.

ment,

19 Reaction in Italy,

43

Great effect of the distances in Rus Revolt in a regiment of guards at

sia,

21 St Petersburg,

44

Civilisation depends entirely on the Alexander refuses to support the

higher ranks,

ib. Greeks,

45

Strong imitative turn of the Rus Extension of the Russian empire in

sians,

22 North America, .

46

Military strength,

ib. Suppression of secret societies, ib.

The Cossacks,

23 Failure of the Emperor's philan-
24 thropic projects, :

47

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