By Timothy E. Gregory
This revised and multiplied variation of the widely-praised A heritage of Byzantium covers the time of Constantine the good in advert 306 to the autumn of Constantinople in 1453.
• Expands therapy of the center and later Byzantine sessions, incorporating new archaeological evidence
• contains extra maps and images, and a newly annotated, up to date bibliography
• encompasses a new part on internet assets for Byzantium studies
• Demonstrates that Byzantium was once vital in its personal correct but additionally served as a bridge among East and West and historical and glossy society
• Situates Byzantium in its broader old context with a brand new comparative timeline and textboxes
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Sen The Bolshevik Revolution, 1917-1923, Vol. 2, p. 213, note 6. 3. 325-6. 4. The status of the RKK was later conlìrrned and regulated by a decree (Sobranie Uzakonenii, 1922, No. 74, art. 911); while thei¡ decisions could be taken only by agreemerìt, the execufion of decisions once taken r¡/as obligatory and legally enforceable. 74 THE SCISSORS CRISIS THE PLIGHT OF LABOUR ' Before long, however, the inadequacy of the RKK as a means of dealing with the discontent of the workers became apparent; and a decree of 18 July 1922marked a further attempt to face the issue.
Of the symptoms of the growth in the power of employers and managers at the expense of the worker:s in the winter of 1922-3 the first and most obvious was the by-passing of the laboul exchanges. Labour exchanges, originally set up in 1917, had become in the autumn of 1918 the sole legal mediurn for the hiring of workers. l Under NEP the labour exchanges resumed their original function, and the labour code of November 1922 maintained the principle that all labour was to be engaged, whether by private employers or by state institutions and enterprises, through them.
A History of Byzantium by Timothy E. Gregory