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Russian Worker Life and Labor under the Tsarist Regime

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ISBN-10: 0520050592

ISBN-13: 9780520050594

Edition: 1983

Authors: Victoria E. Bonnell

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Here, for the first time in English translation, are contemporary accounts of working-class life during the final decades of the Russian Empire. Written by workers and other close observers of their milieu, these five selections recreate the world of Russian labor during a period of rapid industrialization and social change, a world far more complex and varied than has often been assumed. The accounts inThe Russian Workerexplore the daily experiences, social relations, and aspirations of factory, artisanal, and sales-clerical workers, both in and outside the place of employment. Through the eyes of contemporaries we see the routine, the organization of work, and authority relations on the…    
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Book details

List price: $30.95
Copyright year: 1983
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 10/3/1983
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Preface Note on Translation Note on Dates and Transliteration
From the Story of My Life
What the Factory Worker Lives
Textile Workers
Ten Years of Experience (Excerpts from Reminiscences, Impressions, and Observations of Factory Life)
Artisanal Workers
The Tailoring Trade in Moscow and the Villages of Moscow and Riazan
Sales-Clerical Workers
Essays on the History of the Movement of Sales-Clerical Workers in Russia
Selected Bibliography