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Author Darrow, David W., author

Title Tsardom of sufficiency, empire of norms : statistics, land allotments, and agrarian reform in Russia, 1700-1921 / David W. Darrow
Published Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (368 pages)
Contents Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; A Note about Translations, Transliterations, and Dates; Introduction The New Land Allotment Tradition, the New Moral Economy; 1 Setting the Precedent: The State of Sufficiency; 2 Serf Emancipation: Sanctifying the Normed Nadel, Measuring Its Sufficiency; 3 Normalizing the Nadel and Peasant Economy: History and Zemstvo Statistics; 4 "Normal" Households: Economic Development and the Middle Peasant; 5 Stolypin's Wager on the Middle: Land Norms and "Sufficiency"; 6 Land Norms as Social Justice in Revolution, Civil War, and Beyond
Conclusion The Legacy of Serfdom and Persistence of the Sufficient NadelNotes; Bibliography; Index
Summary An examination of how land became a measured entitlement in Russia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Agriculture and state -- Russia -- History.
Agriculture and state -- Russia -- Statistics -- History
Allotment of land -- Russia -- History.
Allotment of land -- Russia -- Statistics -- History
Land reform -- Russia -- History.
Peasants -- Government policy -- Russia -- History.
Peasants -- Russia -- Economic conditions -- Statistics.
Russia -- Rural conditions -- Statistics.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773556206 (electronic bk.)
0773556214 (electronic bk.)
9780773556201 (electronic bk.)
9780773556218 (electronic bk.)