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Published primary sources

 

____ god v sel’skokhoziaistvennom otnoshenii po otvetam, poluchennym ot khoziaev. Sankt-Peterburg, 1882-1917. [Published by Departament zemledeliia i sel'skoi promyshlennosti. 3 issues per year from 1882 to 1893, 6 issues from 1894]


Agrarnye preobrazovaniia P.A. Stolypina i zemstvo : sbornik dokumentov / V. I. Romashova. Velikii Novgorod: Novgorodskii Gos. Universitet, 2004.

Dannye o razmerakh krest’ianskogo skotovladeniia v seleniiakh moskovskoi gubernii. Moskva. 1897- . [annual].

Deviataia reviziia : izsliedovanie o chislie zhitelei v Rossii v 1851 g. / Petr Keppen. Sankt-Peterburg: Prodaetsia u kommissionerov Imp. akademii nauk : v Tip. Imp. akademii nauk, 1857.

Doklady rovenskoi uiezdnoi zemskoi upravy uiezdnomu zemskomu sobraniiu, vii ocherednoi sessiy, 1917 g. Rovno: Tip. Brenera, 1917.

 

Glavneishie dannye pozemel'noi statistiki po obsledovaniiu 1887 goda. [s.l.],1892-1901. vols. 1, 3-11, 13-20, 22-29, 31-60. [publication incomplete]


Itogi perepisi skota u sel’skago krest’ianskago naseleniia kievskoi gubernii v 1912 godu. Kiev: Tipo-Lit. nasliedn. K. Kruglianskago, 1914.

Itogi urozhaia zernovykh khliebov, kartofelia i l’na v krest’ianskom khoziaistve moskovskoi gub. Za ... god. Moskva: Pechatnia S.P. IAkovleva.

Iz perepiski pomieshchika s krest’ianami (XVIII v.) / V. I. Suvorov and I. A. Kuznetsov. Vladimir: Izd. Vladimirskoi uchenoi arkhivnoi kommissii, 1904.

Kievskaia guberniia statisticheskiia sviedieniia o raspredielenii zemlevladieniia, o tsiennosti imienii i o krest’ianskom dielie / D. Voeikov and V. Zagoskin. S.-Peterburg: V tip. V. Bezobrazova i komp, 1867.

Kratkiia biudzhetnyia sviedieniia po khutorskomu i obshchinnomu krest’ianskomu khoziaistvu simbirskoi gubernii izsliedovanie 1913 goda : tablitsy. Simbirsk: Tipogr. "Rabotnik", 1914.

 

Kratkiia spravochnyia sviedieniia o niekotorykh russkikh khoziaistvakh. Sankt-Peterburg, 1900-1904. 4 vols.


Krest’ianskoe skotovodstvo v kostromskoi gubernii po podvornoi perepisi 1899 goda. Kostroma: Gubernskaia tip., 1900.

Krest’ianskoe zemlevladienie kazanskoi gubernii. Kazan’: Tipo-lit. I.V. Ermolaevoi, 1907.

Materialy dlia izucheniia byta pereselentsev, vodvorennykh v tobol’skoi gubernii : otchet o dvukhmiesiachnoi komandirovkie N. Novombergskago, sostavlennyi po rasporiazheniiu tobol’skago gubernatora l.M. Kniazeva / N. Novombergskii. Tobol’sk: Izd. Tobol’skago gubernskago statisticheskago komiteta, 1898.

Materialy dlia izucheniia byta pereselentsev, vodvorennykh v tobol’skoi gubernii za 15 liet, s kontsa 70-kh godov po 1893 g. / Andrei Stankevich. Moskva: Tip. Ob-va rasprostraneniia poleznykh knig, 1895.

Materialy dlia otsienki zemel’ khar’kovskoi gubernii starobiel’skii uiezd. Khar’kov: Izd. Khar’kovskoi gub. Zemskoi Upravy, 1907.

Materialy dlia otsienki zemel’ saratovskoi gubernii. Saratov: T-vo "Pechatnia S.P. IAkovleva", 1904

Materialy o krest’ianskom nadiel’nom zemlevladienii v kievskoi gubernii. Kiev: T-vo "Pechatnia S.I. IAkovleva", 1906

Materialy po obsliedovaniiu zhivotnovodstva v kievskoi gubernii. Kiev: Tip. nasl. Kruglianskago, 1915

Materialy povtornoi perepisi krest’ianskikh khoziaistv voronezhskoi gubernii 1900 goda / I. Voronov. Voronezh: Izd. Voronezhskago gub. zemstva, 1903.

 

Materialy vysochaishe uchrezhdennoi 16 noiabria 1901 g. Komissii po issledovaniiu voprosa o dvizhenii s 1861 g. po 1900 g. blagosostoianiia sel'skogo naseleniia srednezemledel'cheskikh gubernii, sravnitel'no s drugimi mestnostiami  evropeiskoi Rossii. Sankt-Peterburg, 1903. 3 vols.


Naselennyia i zhilyia miesta primorskago raiona krestʹiane, inorodtsy, zheltye : Perepisʹ naseleniia 1-20 iiunia 1915 g. Vladivostok: Tip. Primorskago oblastnago pravleniia, 1915.

Obshchii plan pereustroistva kazennykh obrochnykh statei v evropeiskoi Rossii. Petrograd: Tip. Shtaba Otd. korp. pogranichnoi strazhi, 1916.

Opisanie goroda bieleva i bielevskago uiezda, so vsemi lezhashchimi v nikh dachami v ch’em oni vladienii, kakoe chislo muzh. Polu dush i skol’ko mieroiu zemel’, so vneseniem ekonomicheskikh primiechanii, 1792 goda. Moskva: V Univ. tip., 1858

Otchet pervago kooperativnago s"iezda v kamyshinskom uiezdie, sozvannago uiezdnym zemstvom v 1914 godu. Kamyshin: Tip. G. I. Fadieeva,, 1915.

Pervaia vseobshchaia perepisʹ naseleniia rossiiskoi imperii, 1897 g. [S.-Peterburg: s.n.],, 1899.

Pitanie krest’ian kostromskoi gubernii po biudzhetnym izsliedovaniiam 1908-1909 g. / A. N. Krestovnikov. Kostroma: Tip-lit. A.N. Chemodanova, 1912.

Pereseleniia krest’ian khar’kovskoi gubernii. Kharkov: Izd. Khar’kovskoi gub. zemskoi upravy, 1908.

Podvornaia perepis krestíanskikh khoziaistv samarskoi gubernii : stavropol’skii uiezd. Samara: Otsienochno-statisticheskoe otd-nie Samarskago gub. zemstva, 1910.

 

Predvaritel’nye itogi vserossiiskoi sel’skokhoziaistvennoi perepisi 1916 g. Petrograd, 1916-1917. 3 vols. 


Prilozheniia k trudam redaktsionnykh kommissii dlia sostavleniia polozhenii o krest’ianakh, vykhodiashchikh iz kriepostnoi zavisimosti sviedieniia o pomieshchich’ikh imieniiakh. Sankt-Peterburg: Tip. V. Bezobrazova, 1860. 6 vols.

Sbornik otsienochnykh sviedienii po krest’ianskomu zemlevladieniiu v zemlianskom, zadonskom, korotoiakskom i nizhnedievitskom uiezdakh. Voronezh: Izd. Voronezhskago gubernskago zemstva, 1889

Sbornik postanovlenii kurskago gubernskago zemskago sobraniia s 1865-1891 g. Kursk: Tip. gubernskago zemstva, 1893

Sbornik statisticheskikh sviedienii o tverskoi gubernii. Tverʹ: Izd. Tverskago gubernskago zemstva, 1885. 12 vols.

Sbornik statisticheskikh sviedienii ob ekonomicheskom polozhenii pereselentsev v sibiri. Materialy po obsliedovaniiu tipichnykh pereselencheskikh poselkov, sobrannye i razrabotannye pod rukovodstvom i redaktsieiu v.K. Kuznetsova. Sankt-Peterburg, 1912.

Sbornik statisticheskikh sviedienii po ekaterinoslavskoi gubernii. Ekaterinoslav: Tip. IA.M. Chausskago, 1886.

Sbornik statisticheskikh sviedienii po khotinskomu uiezdu, bessarabskoi gubernii. Moskva: Tipo-litografiia I. N. Kushnereva, 1886.

Sbornik statisticheskikh sviedienii po kostromskoi gubernii. Kostroma: Tipo-litografiia nasl. A.E. Gruzintseva, 1908.

Sbornik statisticheskikh sviedienii po kurskoi gubernii. Otdiel khoziaistvennoi statistiki. Moskva: Izd. Kurskago gub. zemstva : Tip. L.F. Snegireva, 1883.

Sbornik statisticheskikh sviedienii po kurskoi gubernii. Otdiel obshchii / I. A. Verner, N. A. Blagovieshchenskii, and N. A. Dobrotvorskii. Kursk: Tip. Kurskago gubernskago zemstva, 1885

Sbornik statisticheskikh sviedienii po riazanskoi gubernii. Riazan’: Tip. M. Orlovoi, 1890

Sbornik statisticheskikh sviedienii po riazanskoi gubernii. Moskva: Tip. S.V. Gur’ianova, 1882

Sbornik statisticheskikh sviedienii po samarskoi gubernii. Samara: Zemskaia tip., 1887

Sbornik statisticheskikh sviedienii po samarskoi gubernii : Otdiel khoziaistvennoi statistiki. Samara.

Sbornik statisticheskikh sviedienii po saratovskoi gubernii. Saratov: Tip. Saratovskoi Gubernskoi Zemskoi Upravy, 1883

Sbornik statisticheskikh sviedienii po voronezhskoi gubernii. Voronezh, 1892

Sbornik statisticheskikh sviedienii po voronezhskoi gubernii. Voronezh: Tipografiia V.I. Isaeva, 1886

 

Sbornik statistiko-ekonomicheskikh sviedienii po sel’skomu khoziaistvu Rossii i niekotorykh inostrannykh gosudarstv. Sankt-Peterburg, 1907-1916. [annual published by Ministerstvo Zemledeliia. Otdel Sel'skoi Ekonomii i Sel'skokhoziaistvennoi Statistiki].


Sbornik tsifrovykh materialov dlia izucheniia krest’ianskikh pereselenii. Cheliabinsk: Tip. Breslina, 1902.

 

Selʹskoe khoziaistvo Rossii v xx veke: sbornik statistiko-ekonomicheskikh svedenii za 1901-1922 gg. / N.P. Oganovskii and N.D. Kondrat'ev. Moskva: Novaia derevnia, 1923.

 

Sel’skokhoziaistvennyia i statisticheskiia sviedieniia po materialam, poluchennym ot khoziaev. Sankt-Peterburg, 1884-1905. 12 vols. [Published by Ministerstvo zemledeliia i gosudarstvennogo imushchestv. Otdel sel'skoi ekonomii i sel'skokhoziaistvennoi statistiki]


Sibirskoe pereselenīe itogi ucheta pereselencheskago dvizheniia v cheliabinskie : Sbornik tssifrovykh materialov dlia izucheniia krestʹianskikh pereselenii. Cheliabinsk: Izd. pereselencheskago upravleniia ministerstva vnutrennikh diel,1902.

Sovieshchaniia predstavitelei zemli i gorodov 6-go noiabria 1904-14-go noiabria 1905 g.
Kharʹkov: Tipo-lit. N.V. Petrova,, 1905.

Spisok naselennykh miest olonetskoi gubernii po sviedieniiam za 1905 god / I. I.
Blagovieshchenskii. Petrozavodsk: Olonetskaia gub. tip., 1907.

 

Statisticheskii ezhegodnik poltavskago gubernskago zemstva. Poltava: Tipo-Litografīia I.A. Dokhmana.

Statisticheskii ezhegodnik tverskoi gubernii za ... god. Tverʹ: Izd. Tverskogo gubernskago zemstva, 1898.

Statisticheskii sbornik novgorodskago gubernskago zemstva za ... god. Novgorod: Tip. Novgorodskago gubernskago pravleniia.

 

Statisticheskii spravochnik po agrarnomu voprosu / N.P. Oganovskii and A.V. Chaianov. Moskva, 1917. 2 vols.


Statisticheskiia dannyia : po pereselencheskomu dielu, sobrannyia stat-sekretarem kulomzinym v poiezdku po sibiri v 1896-97. Sankt-Peterburg: [s.n.], 1897

Statisticheskiia dannyia po pereselencheskomy dielu v Sibiri. Sankt-Peterburg. 1896- .

 

Statisticheskiia sviedieniia po zemel’nomu voprosu v Evropeiskoi Rossii. Sankt-Peterburg, 1906.


Statisticheskoe opisanie rzhevskago uiezda tverskoi guvernii : miestnoe izsliedovanie 1883 goda. Tver’: Izd. Tverskago gubernskago zemstva, 1886.

 

Statistika pozemel’noi sobstvennosti i naselennykh miest Evropeiskoi Rossii : po dannym obsliedovaniia, proizvedennago statisticheskimi uchrezhdeniiami Ministerstva Vnutrennikh Diel, po porucheniiu Statisticheskago Sovieta. Sankt-Peterburg, 1880-1885. 8 vols.

 

Statistika zemlevladeniia 1905 g. Sankt-Peterburg, 1906-1907. 50 vols.


Sviedeniia ob uchilishchakh spasskago uiezda, riazanskoi gubernii za 1889 god. Spassk: Tip. A.P. Guseva, 1889.

Svod dannykh o postuplenii kazennykh okladnykh sborov po imperii za desiatilietie 1888-1897 g. Sankt-Peterburg: Tip. P.P. Soikina, 1902.

Svod statisticheskikh materialov, kasaiushchikhsia ekonomicheskago polozheniia sel’skago naseleniia evropeiskoi rossii. Sankt-Peterburg [v Gos. tip.], 1894.

 

Svod statisticheskikh svedenii po sel'skomu khoziaistvu Rossii k kontsu XIX veka. Sankt-Peterburg, 1903-1906. 3 vols.


Svod zakliuchenii gubernskikh sovieshchanii po proektu pravil ob otgranichenii krest’ianskikh nadielov i ob ikh razverstanii s chrezpolosnymi ugod’iami smezhnago vladeniia. Sankt-Peterburg: Tip. Ministerstva vnutrennikh diel, 1906.

Svodnyi statisticheskii sbornik khoziaistvenneykh sviedenii po zemskim podvornym perepisiam / N. A. Blagovieshchenskii. Moskva: Tip-lit. I.N. Kushnerev, 1893.

Trudy kommisii po preobrazovaniiu volostnykh sudov : Slovesnye oprosy krestʹian, pisʹmennye otzyvy tzlichnykh miest i lits i riesheniia: Volostnykh sudov, sʺiezdov mirovykh posrednikov i gubernskikh po krestʹianskim dielam prisutstvii. Sankt-Peterburg: V tip. Vtorago otdieleniia sobstvennoi E.I.V. kantseliarii, 1873.

Trudy komissii po voprosam zemskoi statistiki 20-23 fevralia 1913 g. Moskva: T-vo "Pechatnia S.P. IAkovleva", 1914.

Zemskie podvornye perepisi, 1880-1913 pouezdnye itogi / Z. M. Svavittskaia. Moskva: T͡SSU SSSR, 1926.

Zhurnaly sekretnago i glavnago komitetov po krest’iaskomu dielu. Petrograd: Gos. tipografiia, 1915.


Also see the following:

Trudy imperatorskago volʹnago ekonomicheskago obshchestva. Sankt-Peterburg, 1842-1916.
[since its establishment in 1762, the society published 72 volumes of Trudy until 1824 on subjects relating to the economy, particularly agricultural. It resumed its publication as a three-times-a-year journal in 1842. Each issue consisted of 4 parts: science, agriculture, handicraft and manufacturing, health. For a brief publishing history see Trudy Imperatorskago Vol’nago Ekonomicheskago Obshchestva. n.1, 1846. pp.i-iv.]

Series “Zemstvo statistics,” 1870-1917
[An extensive, mostly statistical, data collected through interviews (estimated 4.5 million peasant households, among others) and scholarly expeditions. It features peasant budgets, manufacturing, education, demography, health, etc. Several of the titles included in the above list are from this series. For a list of titles included in the series see http://www.idcpublishers.com/pdf/215_guide.pdf]

Alaskan Russian Church archives records, 1733-1938
[376 microfilm reels. Contains parish vital statistics (metricheskie knigi). For more details see The Alaskan Russian Church archives : records of the Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of North America--Diocese of Alaska / A. Shalkop. Washington: Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, 1984.]

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Research publications

 

          Monographs

 

Blum, Jerome. Lord and peasant in Russia from the ninth to the nineteenth century. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Prss, 1961.

Burbank, Jane. Russian peasants go to court : legal culture in the countryside, 1905-1917. Indiana University Press, 2004.

Burds, Jeffrey. Peasant dreams & market politics : labor migration and the Russian village, 1861-1905. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998.

Byford, Charles T. Peasants and prophets : baptist pioneers in Russia and South Eastern Europe. London: J. Clarke, 1911.

Chulos, Chris J. Converging worlds : religion and community in peasant Russia, 1861-1917. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2003.

DeHart, Bruce Joel. Metallurgy, peasants and the Russian state : a history of state labor policy, 1633-1861. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1989.

Dennison, T. K. The institutional framework of Russian serfdom. London: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Donnorummo, Robert Pepe. The peasants of CentralRrussia : reactions to emancipation and the market, 1850-1900. New York: Garland, 1987.

Dunn, Stephen Porter. The peasants of Central Russia. New York: Chicago [etc.], 1967.

Eklof, Ben. Russian peasant schools : Officialdom, village culture, and popular pedagogy, 1864-1914. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1986.

Eklof, Ben, and Stephen Frank, ed. The world of the Russian peasant : post-emancipation culture and society. Boston: London, 1990.

Frank, Stephen. Crime, cultural conflict, and justice in rural Russia, 1856-1914. Berkekey: University of California Press, 1999.

Frierson, Cathy A. All Russia is burning! : a cultural history of fire and arson in late imperial Russia. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2002.

Gaudin, Corinne. Ruling peasants : village and state in late imperial Russia. Northern Illinois University Press, 2007.

Gerasimov, Il’ia. Modernism and public reform in late imperial Russia : rural professionals and self-organization, 1905-30. Basingstoke; New York: Palgrave, 2009.

Haimson, Leopold H., ed. The politics of rural Russia, 1905-1914. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1979.

Jones, Adrian. Late-imperial Russia : an interpretation : three visions, two cultures, one peasantry. Bern: P. Lang, 1997.

Kennard, Howard Percy. The Russian peasant. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott company; [etc., etc.], 1908.

Kotsonis, Yanni. Making peasants backward : managing populations in Russian agricultural cooperative, 1861-1914. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1999.

Lallukka, Seppo. From fugitive peasants to diaspora : the Eastern Mari in tsarist and federal Russia. [Helsinki]: Academia Scientiarum Fennica, 2003.

Macey, David A. J. Government and peasant in Russia, 1861-1906 : the prehistory of the Stolypin reforms. Dekalb, Ill.: Northern Illinois University Press, 1987.

Maynard, John Sir. The Russian peasant, and other studies. With a foreword by Ernest Barker. New York: Collier Books, 1962.

Moon, David. The Russian peasantry 1600-1930 : the world the peasants made. New York: Addison-Wesley, 1999.

———. Russian peasants and tsarist legislation on the eve of reform : iinteraction between peasants and officialdom, 1825-1855. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: M[acmillan Press], in association with the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Birmingham, 1992.

Morrison, Daniel. "Trading peasants" and urbanization in eighteenth-century Russia : the Central Industrial Region. New York: Garland Pub., 1987.

O'Rourke, Shane. Warriors and peasants : the Don Cossacks in late imperial Russia. London: Macmillan, 1999.

Poole, Ernest. The village; Russian impressions. New York: The Macmillan company, 1918.

Ransel, David L., ed. The family in imperial Russia : new lines of historical research. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1978.

———. Mothers of misery : child abandonment in Russia. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1988.

———. Village mothers : three generations of change in Russia and Tataria. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000.

Retish, Aaron B. Russia's peasants in revolution and civil war : citizenship, identity, and the creation of the Soviet state, 1914-1922. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Robinson, Geroid Tanquary. Rural Russia under the old régime; a history of the land-lord-peasant world and a prologue to the peasant revolution of 1917. Berkeley: Univ. of Calif. Pre., 1932.

Shanin, Teodor. The awkward class; political sociology of peasantry in a developing society: Russia 1910-1925. Oxford,: Clarendon Press, 1972

———. Russia as a 'developing society'. New Have.n: Yale University Press, 1985.
[vol.1 of The roots of otherness: Russia's turn of century]

———. Russia, 1905-07 : revolution as a moment of truth. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986.
[vol.2 of The Roots of otherness: Russia's turn of century]

Smith, R. E. F. The enserfment of the Russian peasantry. London: Cambridge University Press, 1968.

———. Peasant farming in Muscovy. New York, 1976.

Vucinich, Wayne S., and John Shelton ed. Curtiss, ed. The peasant in nineteenth-century Russia. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1968.

 

Wcislo, Francis William. Reforming rural Russia : state, local society, and national politics, 1855-1914. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1990.


Worobec, Christine. Peasant Russia : family and community in the post-emancipation period. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 1995.

———. Possessed : women, witches, and demons in imperial Russia. DeKalb, Ill.: Northern Illinois University Press, 2001.

 

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          Articles

 

Ashworth, Tony. "Soldiers not peasants: the moral basis of the February revolution of 1917." Sociology 26, no. 3 (1992): 455-70.

Avdeev, Alexandre, Alain Blum, Irina Troitskaia, and Heather Juby. "Peasant marriage in nineteenth-century Russia." Population (English Edition, 2002-) 59, no. 6 (2004): 721-64.

Badcock, Sarah. "'We're for the muzhiks' party!' Peasant support for the Socialist Revolutionary Party during 1917." Europe-Asia Studies 53, no. 1 (2001): 133-49.

Bohac, Rodney D. "Peasant inheritance strategies in Russia." The Journal of Interdisciplinary History 16, no. 1 (1985): 23-42.

Brown, Julie V. "Peasant survival strategies in late imperial Russia: the social uses of the mental hospital." Social Problems 34, no. 4 (1987): 311-29.

Burds, Jeffrey. "A culture of denunciation: peasant labor migration and religious anathematization in rural Russia, 1860-1905." The Journal of Modern History 68, no. 4 (1996): 786-818.

Byrm, Robert J., and Evel Economakis. "Peasant or proletarian? Militant Pskov workers in St. Petersburg, 1913." Slavic Review 53, no. 1 (1994): 120-39.

Costlow, Jane. "Who holds the axe? Violence and peasants in nineteenth-century Russian depictions of the forest." Slavic Review 68, no. 1 (2009): 10-30.

Czap, Peter, Jr. "Peasant-class courts and peasant customary justice in Russia, 1861-1912." Journal of Social History 1, no. 2 (1967): 149-78.

Davies, Brian. "Village into garrison: the militarized peasant communities of southern Muscovy." Russian Review 51, no. 4 (1992): 481-501.

Economakis, Evel G. "Patterns of migration and settlement in prerevolutionary St. Petersburg: peasants from Iaroslavl'." Russian Review 56, no. 1 (1997): 8-24.

Eklof, Ben. "Peasant sloth reconsidered: strategies of education and learning in rural Russia before the revolution." Journal of Social History 14, no. 3 (1981): 355-85.

Engel, Barbara Alpern. "Peasant morality and pre-marital relations in late 19th century Russia." Journal of Social History 23, no. 4 (1990): 695-714.

———. "Russian peasant views of city life, 1861-1914." Slavic Review 52, no. 3 (1993): 446-59.

Friesen, Leonard G. "Bukkers, plows and lobogreikas: peasant acquisition of agricultural implements in Russia before 1900." Russian Review 53, no. 3 (1994): 399-418.

———. "Toward a market economy: fruit and vegetable production by the peasants of new Russia, 1850-1900." Canadian Slavonic Papers / Revue Canadienne des Slavistes 40, no. 1/2 (1998): 27-42.

Gromyko, M. M., and M. Balzer. "Traditional norms of behavior and forms of interaction of nineteenth-century Russian peasants." Soviet Review 32, no. 4 (1991): 82-93.

Hoch, Steven L. "The banking crisis, peasant reform, and economic development in Russia, 1857-1861." The American Historical Review 96, no. 3 (1991): 795-820.

———. "On good numbers and bad: Malthus, population trends and peasant standard of living in late imperial Russia." Slavic Review 53, no. 1 (1994): 41-75.

Khristoforov, I. A. "The fate of reform: the Russian peasantry in government policy and public opinion from the late 1860s to the early 1880s." Russian Studies in History 46, no. 1 (2007): 24-42.

Melton, Edgar. "The magnate and her trading peasants in serf Russia: Countess Lieven and the Baki estate, 1800-1820." Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas 47, no. 1 (1999): 40-55.

Moon, David. "Estimating the peasant population of late imperial Russia from the 1897 census: a research note." Europe-Asia Studies 48, no. 1 (1996): 141-53.

———. "Peasant migration and the settlement of Russia's frontiers, 1550-1897." The Historical Journal 40, no. 4 (1997): 859-93.

Nafziger, Steven. "Peasant communes and factor markets in late nineteenth-century Russia." Explorations in Economic History 47, no. 4 (2010): 381-402.

Ogden, J. Alexander. "The impossible peasant voice in Russian culture: stylization and mimicry." Slavic Review 64, no. 3 (2005): 517-37.

Plaggenborg, Stefan. "Tax policy and the question of peasant poverty in tsarist Russia, 1881-1905." Cahiers du Monde russe 36, no. 1/2 (1995): 53-69.

Pokrovskii, N. N. "An Altai peasant's confession." Russian Studies in History 49, no. 3 (2010): 51-68.

———. "The peasant writers Miron Galanin and the slave Maksim." Russian Studies in History 49, no. 3 (2010): 69-89.

Popkins, Gareth. "Code versus custom? Norms and tactics in peasant volost court appeals, 1889-1917." Russian Review 59, no. 3 (2000): 408-24.

———. "Peasant experiences of the late tsarist state: district congress of land captains, provincial boards and the legal appeals process, 1891-1917." Slavonic & East European Review 78, no. 1 (2000): 90-114.

Rogger, Hans. "Government, Jews, peasants, and land in post-emancipation Russia: the pre-emancipation background; stirrings and limits of reform." Cahiers du Monde russe et soviétique 17, no. 1 (1976): 5-25.

———. "Government, Jews, peasants, and land in post-emancipation russia: two specters: peasant violence and Jewish exploitation." Cahiers du Monde russe et soviétique 17, no. 2/3 (1976): 171-211.

Salmond, Wendy. "A matter of give and take: peasant crafts and their revival in late imperial Russia." Design Issues 13, no. 1 (1997): 5-14.

Schneer, Matthew. "The Markovo Republic: a peasant community during Russia's first revolution, 1905-1906." Slavic Review 53, no. 1 (1994): 104-19.

Selunskaia, N. B. "Levels of technology and the use of hired labor in the peasant and manorial economy of European Russia in 1917." Russian Review 47, no. 4 (1988): 409-23.

Seregny, Scott J. "Peasants, nation, and local government in wartime Russia." Slavic Review 59, no. 2 (2000): 336-42.

———. "A wager on the peasantry: anti-zemostvo riots, adult education and the Russian village during world war one: Stavropol' province." Slavonic & East European Review 79, no. 1 (2001): 90-125.

———. "Zemstvos, peasants, and citizenship: the Russian adult education movement and World War I." Slavic Review 59, no. 2 (2000): 290-315.

Shevzov, Vera. "Chapels and the ecclesial world of prerevolutionary Russian peasants." Slavic Review 55, no. 3 (1996): 585-613.

Smith, Alison K. "Authority in a serf village: peasants, managers, and the role of writing in early nineteenth century Russia." Journal of Social History 43, no. 1 (2009): 157-73.

Smith-Peter, Susan. "Educating peasant girls for motherhood: religion and primary education in mid-nineteenth century Russia." Russian Review 66, no. 3 (2007): 391-405.

Sunderland, Willard. "Peasant pioneering: Russian peasant settlers describe colonization and the eastern frontier, 1880s-1910s." Journal of Social History 34, no. 4 (2001): 895-922.

———. "Peasants on the move: state peasant resettlement in imperial Russia, 1805-1830s." Russian Review 52, no. 4 (1993): 472-85.

Thompstone, Stuart. "'Bab'ye khozyaystvo': poultry-keeping and its contribution to peasant income in pre–1914 Russia." The Agricultural History Review 40, no. 1 (1992): 52-63.

Toumanoff, Peter. "The development of the peasant commune in Russia." The Journal of Economic History 41, no. 1 (1981): 179-84.

Tutolmin, Sergei N. "Russian peasant views of the imperial administration, 1914-early 1917: paradigm shift or preservation of tradition?" Russian Studies in History 47, no. 4 (2009): 53-93.

Verner, Andrew. "Discursive strategies in the 1905 revolution: peasant petitions from Vladimir province." Russian Review 54, no. 1 (1995): 65-90.

Wilbur, Elvira M. "Was Russian peasant agriculture really that impoverished? New evidence from a case study from the 'impoverished center' at the end of the nineteenth century." Journal of Economic History 43, no. 1 (1983): 137-44.

Worobec, Christine D. "Horse thieves and peasant justice in post-emancipation imperial Russia." Journal of Social History 21, no. 2 (1987): 281-93.

———. "Reflections on customary law and post-reform peasant Russia." Russian Review 44, no. 1 (1985): 21-25.

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Dissertations

Arora, Mandakini. "Boundaries, transgressions, limits: peasant women and gender roles in Tver' province, 1861-1914." Duke University, 1995.

Baker, Mark Robert. "Peasants, power and revolution in the village: a social history of Kharkiv province, 1914--1921." Harvard University, 2001.

Baroch, Charles T. "Political and social institutions of the Russian peasant, 1861-1905." Harvard University, 1953.

Bircher, Robert. "Peasant resistance and the defence of servitude rights in Russia's south west, 1890-1914." University of Oxford, 1996.

Bohac, Rodney Dean. "Family, property and socioeconomic mobility Russian peasants on Manuilovskoe state, 1810-1861." University of Illinois 1982.

Bolotenko, George. "Administration of state peasants in Russia before the reforms of 1838." University of Toronto, 1979.

Chulos, Chris J. "Peasant religion in post-emancipation Russia. Voronezh province, 1880-1917." University of Chicago, 1994.

Culpepper, Jack Marcellus. "The legislative origins of peasant bondage in Muscovy." Columbia University, 1965.

Czap, Peter. "The influence of Slavophile ideology on the formation of the volost court of 1861 and the practice of peasant self-justice between 1861 and 1889." Cornell University, 1967.

Darrow, David William. "The politics of numbers : statistics and the search for a theory of peasant economy in Russia, 1861-1917." University of Iowa, 1996.

Deal, Zack J. "Serf and state peasant agriculture. Kharkov province, 1842-1861." Vanderbilt University, 1979.

DeHart, Bruce Joel. "Metallurgy, peasants and the Russian state: a history of state labor policy, 1633 to 1861." University of North Carolina, 1989.

Donnorummo, Robert Pepe. "The peasants of central Russia and Vladimir : reactions to emancipation and the market, 1850-1900." University of Pittsburgh, 1983.

Economakis, Evel. "Patterns of peasant recruitment and the making of the St. Petersburg industrial working class." Columbia University, 1994.


Emmons, Terence. "The Russian landed gentry and the peasant emancipation of 1861." University of California, 1966.

Farrell, Dianne Ecklund. "N.I. Turgenev and the peasant question, 1816-1824." University of Wisconsin, 1969.

Ferguson, Darlene Frances. "Rural-urban relations and radical peasant mobilization : a socio-historical account of the Russian revolution." University of Texas, 1974.

Frierson, Cathy Anne. "From narod to kulak : peasant images in Russia, 1870-1885." Harvard University, 1985.

Friesen, Connie M. "Peasant participation inRrussian politics between 1905 and 1911 the case of the Stolypin land reform program : a thesis." Harvard University, 1972.

Grant, Steven Alan. "The peasant commune in Russian thought, 1861-1905." Harvard University, 1973.

Jones, Adrian Neil. "The peasants of late imperial Russia economy and society in the era of the Stolypin land reform." Harvard University, 1988.

Macey, David Anthony James. "The Russian bureaucracy and the "peasant problem" : the prehistory of the stolypin reforms, 1861-1907." Columbia University, 1976.

Masloff, Clement S. "Peasant disorders and the Russian moderate left, 1905-7." Kent State University, 1975.

Melancon, Michael S. "The socialist revolutionaries from 1902 to February 1917 : a party of the workers, peasants, and soldiers." Indiana University, 1984.

Melton, Herman Edgar. "Serfdom and the peasant economy in Russia, 1780-1861." Columbia University, 1984.

Miller, Burton Richard. "Peasant unrest during the first Russian revolution: Kursk province, 1905-1906." Columbia University, 1993.

Mogul, Jonathan Mero. "In the shadow of the factory : peasant manufacturing and Russian industrialization, 1861-1914." University of Michigan, 1996.

Morrison, Daniel. ""Trading peasants" and urbanization in eighteenth-century Russia: the central industrial region." Columbia University, 1982.

Rabinowitch, Janet. "The Slavophiles and the peasant commune, 1840-1861." Georgetown University, 1965.

Raeff, Marc. "The peasant commune in the political thinking of Russian publicists laissez-faire liberalism in the reign of Alexander II." Harvard University, 1950.

Randall, Francis B. "The major prophets of Russian peasant socialism : a study in the social thought of N.K. Mikhailovskii and V.M. Chernov." Columbia University, 1978.

Retish, Aaron Benyamin. "Peasant identities in Russia's turmoil: status, gender, and ethnicity in Viatka province, 1914--1921." The Ohio State University, 2003.

Rose, Jerman W. "The Russian peasant emancipation and the problem of rural administration : the institution of the mirovoi posrednik." University of Kansas, 1976.

Ryan, Daniel Cavender. "The tsar's faith: conversion, religious politics, and peasant protest in imperial Russia's Baltic periphery, 1845--1870s." University of California, Los Angeles, 2008.

Slawski, Nancy Elizabeth. "Peasant women and the volost courts in post-emancipation Saratov." University of Alberta (Canada), 1994.

Van Beurden, Jean Charles. "Russia through European eyes, 1820-61 : The peasant." University of Sydney, 1971.

Wilbur, Elvira Mildred Whipple. "The peasant economy, landlords and revolution in Voronezh : a call for a reappraisal of the nature of the Russian revolutionary crisis at the turn of the century." University of Michigan, 1977.

Zhuk, Sergei Ivanovich. "Russia's lost reformation : peasants and radical religious sects in southern Russia and Ukraine, 1830-1905." Johns Hopkins University, 2002.

 

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Entsiklopedicheskii slovar' / I. E. Andreevskii, K. K. Arsen'ev, and F. F. Petrushevskii. Sankt-Peterburg: F. A. Brokgauz, I. A. Efron, 1890-1907. 82 vols. [also available online]

 

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Slovarʹ istoricheskikh i obshchestvenno-politicheskikh terminov / V. I. Vasilʹev. Moskva: Olma-Press Obrazovanie, 2005.

Slovar’ istoricheskikh terminov / Vladimir Simakov. Sankt-Peterburg: Lita, 1998.

Slovar’ istoricheskikh terminov, poniatii i realii : Russkii, angliiskii, frantsuzskii, nemetskii / E. L. Khokhlova and I. U. Marchuk. Moskva: Izd-vo "Flinta" : Izd-vo "Nauka", 2004.

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Russian research institutes 

 

Fond Issledovaniia Agrarnogo Razvitiia

Institut Etnologii i Antropologii RAN

Institut Rossiiskoi Istorii RAN

National'nyi Komitet Rossiiskikh Istorikov

Sel'skoe Khoziaistvo Rossii v Internet

Sel'skokhoziaistvennaia Elektronnaia Biblioteka Znanii

Tsentral'naia nauchnaia Sel'skokhoziaistvennaia Biblioteka Rossel'khozakademii

Vserossiiskii nauchno-issledovatel'skii Institut Agrarnykh Problem i Informatiki im. A.A. Nikonova

 

 

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Revised August 2012

last updated: 2/21/2013