From Serf to Russian Soldier

@inproceedings{Wirtschafter1990FromST,
  title={From Serf to Russian Soldier},
  author={Elise Kimerling Wirtschafter},
  year={1990}
}
Here is the first social history devoted to the common soldier in the Russian army during the first half of the 19th-century--an examination of soldiers as a social class and the army as a social institution. By providing a comprehensive view of one of the most important groups in Russian society on the eve of the great reforms of the mid-1800s, Elise Wirtschafter contributes greatly to our understanding of Russia's complex social structure. Based on extensive research in previously unused… 
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