The Institutional Framework of Russian Serfdom / Tracy Dennison.

Russian rural history has long been based on a 'Peasant Myth', originating with nineteenth-century Romantics and still accepted by many historians today. In this book, Tracy Dennison shows how Russian society looked from below, and finds nothing like the collective, redistributive and mark...

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Main Author: Dennison, Tracy (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series:Cambridge studies in economic history.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Why is Russia different? : culture, geography, institutions
  • Voshchazhnikovo : a microcosm of nineteenth-century Russia
  • Household structure and family economy
  • The rural commune
  • Land and property markets
  • Labour markets
  • Credit and savings
  • Retail markets and consumption
  • The institutional framework of Russian serfdom.