«Просвещенная бюрократия». 1800-1860-е гг. М.: ИРИ РАН, 2009.
The monograph is devoted to three representatives of the "enlightened" or "liberal bureaucracy: P. D. Kiselev, D. N. Bludov, M. A. Corfu. On their example, the genesis of government reformism is examined and the contribution of statesmen of this direction to the modernization of Russia is shown, proceeding from from the idea of the reign of Emperor Nicholas I as the time of the preparation of the reforms of the 1860s, the central characters personify the main directions in which the preparation of the reforms was going on - the peasant question, systematization of law and modernization , reorganization of the self-government system.