Peasant Russia Family and Community in the Post-Emancipation Period
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Edition: 1995 (Revised)
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Peasant Russia is a comprehensive examination of peasant life in central Russia in the decades immediately following serf emancipation. Using interdisciplinary methods of family history, anthropology, ethnography, and women's studies, Christine Worobec explores the world of peasant households and communities, elements of which live on in today's Soviet Union. In full detail she shows how peasant Russia retained its traditional institutions and customary practices in the face of the economic changes associated with industrialization and urbanization. The book draws on previously unexamined judicial, folklore, and household records to assess the durability of the extended Russian peasant…
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 10/1/1995
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall