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Author Chirot, Daniel

Title Social change in a peripheral society : the creation of a Balkan colony / Daniel Chirot
Published New York : Academic Press, ©1976


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 179 pages) : maps
Series Studies in social discontinuity
Studies in social discontinuity.
Contents Introduction: A method for studying social change -- Wallachia -- The geography of Wallachia -- The dual nature of the communal-trading political economy (1259-1500) -- The early communal-trade wallachian political economy -- Evidence about the early communal villages -- The nobles -- The state -- The role of commerce -- the collapse of the communal-trading political economy and the rise of the seignorial state (1500-1600) -- The new system of taxation -- the growth of the noble's power -- serfdom -- The fall of communal-trading political economies -- The protocolonial political economy (1600-1821) -- Taxes and the ottoman tribute -- Trade -- Serfs and the free villagers -- Oltenia 1718-1739: A premature experiment in modern colonialism -- The reform of 1746 and rural society until 1821 -- The state, the nobles, and the monasteries -- The transition to modern colonialism (1821-1864) -- The international context -- The organic regulation and Russian rule -- Rural society under the organic regulation -- The nobles and the monasteries -- The towns -- The revolution of 1848 -- The union of Wallachia and Moldovia and the reform of 1864 -- The developed colonial political economy and the agrarian crisis (1864-1917) -- The open economy -- The effects of the reform of 1864 -- The overthrow of cuza and kogalniceanu -- Agrarian relations after 1866: Neoserfdom -- Population changes -- Rural society and economy in 1900 -- A new bourgeoisie? -- agricultural innovations -- The revolt of 1907 -- Reform legislature after 1907 -- World war I and its aftermath -- Social change in peripheral societies -- References -- General works -- Works on Romania
Summary Social Change in a Peripheral Society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-172) and index
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Subject Social change.
Social Change
Economic history
Politics and government
Social change
Social conditions
Sociaal-economische verandering.
SUBJECT Wallachia -- Social conditions
Wallachia -- Politics and government
Wallachia -- Economic conditions
Subject Romania -- Wallachia
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780121731502