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Author Gerasimov, Ilʹ︠i︡a
Title Modernism and public reform in late imperial Russia : rural professionals and self-organization, 1905-30 / Ilya V. Gerasimov
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
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 人文社會聯圖  HD1992 .G425 2009    AVAILABLE    30610020313110
Descript x, 325 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
"This book is a comprehensive reconstruction of the successful attempt by rural professionals in late imperial Russia to engage peasants in a common public sphere. Covers a range of aspects, from personal income and the dynamics of the job market to ideological conflicts and psychological transformation. Based on hundreds of individual life stories"--Provided by publisher
pt. 1. Structures of mobilization -- Becoming "progressive" : structural settings and mental mapping of reformism -- Bringing up a new generation of intelligentsia -- Transfer of the Italian technology of modernization and birth of the Russian "public agronomy" project -- pt. 2. Dynamics of modernization -- The ambivalent role of the state : a conservative patron and a progressive rival -- The economic foundations of social mobilization -- From knowledge to influence : building a bridge to the new peasant -- At the crossroads : coping with modernization as routine -- pt. 3. Patterns of "nationalization" -- Nation as motherland -- Nation as the people -- Revolutionary nation -- The dissolution of the "imagined community" : nationalization as expropriation -- Postscript
Subject Agriculture and politics -- Russia -- History -- 20th century
Peasants -- Russia -- History -- 20th century
Agriculturists -- Russia -- History -- 20th century
Social movements -- Russia -- History -- 20th century
Social change -- Russia -- History -- 20th century
Nationalism -- Russia -- History -- 20th century
Russia -- Rural conditions
Soviet Union -- Rural conditions
Russia -- History -- 1904-1914
Soviet Union -- History -- 1917-1936
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