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Author Staples, John Roy, 1961-

Title Cross-cultural encounters on the Ukrainian steppe : settling the Molochna basin, 1783-1861 / John R. Staples
Published Toronto, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 253 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Tsarist and Soviet Mennonite studies
Tsarist and Soviet Mennonite studies.
Contents ""Contents""; ""List of Tables""; ""List of Maps and Figures""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Note on Terminology, Orthography, and Transliteration""; ""Glossary of Russian Weights and Measures""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Colonization and Administrative Policy""; ""3 Adaptation on the Land-Rich Steppe, 1783�1833""; ""4 The Great Drought of 1832�1834""; ""5 Johann Cornies and the Birth of a New Mennonite World View""; ""6 The Path Taken by the Orthodox State Peasants: Land Repartition""; ""7 Consolidation and Alienation""; ""8 Conclusion""; ""Appendix""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
""A""""b""; ""c""; ""d""; ""e""; ""f""; ""g""; ""h""; ""i""; ""j""; ""k""; ""l""; ""m""; ""n""; ""o""; ""p""; ""q""; ""r""; ""s""; ""t""; ""u""; ""v""; ""w""; ""x""; ""y""; ""z""
Summary In a regional history of colonization and adaptation in southern Ukraine, Staples examines how diverse agrarian groups, faced with common environmental, economic, and administrative conditions, followed sharply divergent paths of development
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Land settlement -- Government policy -- Russia -- History.
Land settlement -- Ukraine -- Molochna River Region -- Cross-cultural studies
Land settlement -- Ukraine -- Molochna River Region -- History
Steppes -- Ukraine -- Molochna River Region -- History
Molochna River Region (Ukraine) -- Colonization -- History
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442673621 (electronic bk.)
9781442673625 (electronic bk.)