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The Reign of Nicholas I, 1825–1855, and the New Intellectual Climate

Nicholas V. Riasanovsky

in Russian Identities: A Historical Survey

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195156508
eISBN:
9780199868230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156508.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter views the reign of Nicholas I as a period of continuation and change of his older brother's (Alexander I) reign. It discusses that his reorganization of state peasants can be considered ... More


Life in a Siberian Village

Janet M. Hartley

in Siberia: A History of the People

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300167948
eISBN:
9780300206173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167948.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses life in Siberian villages over the eighteenth and first three quarters of the nineteenth century. Siberia was different from European Russia. The environment, the climate, the ... More


Soslovie, Serfs, and Society on the Move

Nancy Shields Kollmann

in The Russian Empire 1450-1801

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199280513
eISBN:
9780191822803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280513.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the fate of the peasantry in Russia’s booming eighteenth-century economy. About half of the East Slavic peasants were enserfed to landlords; the other half, the “state ... More


Lessons Learned—How the Soviet Union and China Escaped Famine

Felix Wemheuer

in Famine Politics in Maoist China and the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300195811
eISBN:
9780300206784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195811.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter explains how and why the Soviet Union since the mid-1950s and China after 1962 could prevent famine. It shows that the state readjusted relations with the peasantry. The Soviet Union ... More


The “Third Way”

Balázs Trencsényi, Michal Kopeček, Luka Lisjak Gabrijelčič, Maria Falina, Mónika Baár, and Maciej Janowski

in A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe: Volume II: Negotiating Modernity in the 'Short Twentieth Century' and Beyond, Part I: 1918-1968

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198737155
eISBN:
9780191800627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737155.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The interwar years saw the flourishing of agrarian populist ideology all over East Central Europe. However, rather than a homogeneous movement, there were several types of agrarianism, responding to ... More


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