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Author Burds, Jeffrey.

Title Peasant dreams & market politics : labor migration and the Russian village, 1861-1905 / Jeffrey Burds.

Published Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.56330947 BURD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 314 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Pitt series in Russian and East European studies.
Series in Russian and East European studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-306) and index.
Contents The Politics of Reputation: Toward an Anthropology of the Personal -- Pt. I. Emancipation, Interregnum, and Rural Crisis. Ch. 1. The Roots of Ambivalence: Peasant Labor Migration as a Threat to Village Security -- Pt. II. In Defense of Peasant Patriarchalism: Institutional Responses to Peasant Labor Migration. Ch. 2. Autocratic Authority and the Peasant "Little Community": State Agents, Village Officials, and Community Opinion. Ch. 3. The Social Control of Peasant Labor: The Alliance of Family and Community. Ch. 4. The Sociology of Class: Peasant Communes and Market Brokers. Ch. 5. The Logic of Solidarity: Migrants and Villagers -- Pt. III. Legacies: Otkhod and Russian Popular Culture. Ch. 6. A Culture of Acquisition: The Genesis of Mass Consumer Culture in Rural Russia. Ch. 7. A Culture of Denunciation: Patterns of Religious Anathematization in Rural Russia.
Subject Peasants -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Peasants -- Russia -- History -- 20th century.
Village communities -- Russia -- History.
Migrant labor -- Russia -- History.
Russia -- Rural conditions.
Russia -- Economic conditions -- 1861-1917.
Variant Title Peasant dreams and market politics.
ISBN 0822956551 (paperback)