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The Russian Peasantry 1600-1930: The World the Peasants Made
Population environment exploitation production households communes protest consumption continuity change.
Peasants and agriculture
Imperial Russia had an overwhelmingly peasant population and its economy was largely agricultural. The peasants' ways of life evolved in the different regions and over the three time periods in
The inventory reform and peasant unrest in right-bank Ukraine in 1847-48
In 1847-48, the Imperial Russian government attempted to address both the problem of the unreliable Roman Catholic Polish nobility of right-bank Ukraine and the question of the future of serfdom in
The Plough that Broke the Steppes: Agriculture and Environment on Russia's Grasslands, 1700-1914
  • D. Moon
  • Environmental Science
  • 5 May 2013
PART I: UNDERSTANDING THE STEPPE ENVIRONMENT PART II: UNDERSTANDING ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE PART III: COMBATING THE STEPPE ENVIRONMENT?
PEASANT MIGRATION AND THE SETTLEMENT OF RUSSIA'S FRONTIERS, 1550–1897
This article surveys the expansion of Russian peasant settlement from 1550, when most of the 6·5 million peasants lived in the forest-heartland of Muscovy, to 1897, when around fifty million
Ekologicheskaya istoriya rossiiskikh stepei : Vasilii Dokuchaev i neurozhai 1891 g = The environmental history of the Russian Steppes : Vasilii Dokuchaev and the harvest failure of 1891.
  • D. Moon
  • Geography, History
  • 1 December 2005
This article examines aspects of the environmental histories of the Russian steppes in the long term and in a comparative framework by focusing on the work of the prominent Russian scientist Vasilii
The Abolition of Serfdom in Russia: 1762-1907
  • D. Moon
  • Political Science
  • 2 January 2002
In February 1861 Tsar Alexander II issued the statutes abolishing the institution of serfdom in Russia. The procedures set in motion by Alexander II undid the ties that bound together 22 million
Peasant rebels under Stalin
  • D. Moon
  • Political Science
  • 1 June 1998
Lynne Viola, Peasant Rebels under Stalin: Collectivization and the Culture of Peasant Resistance. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp.xii + 312; notes; glossary; bibliography;
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