Agrarian Reform in Russia: The Road from Serfdom

Agrarian Reform in Russia: The Road from Serfdom

Carol S. Leonard


This e-book examines the heritage of reforms and significant country interventions affecting Russian agriculture: the abolition of serfdom in 1861, the Stolypin reforms, the NEP, the Collectivization, Khrushchev reforms, and at last farm firm privatization within the early Nineties. It indicates a trend rising from a political important in imperial, Soviet, and post-Soviet regimes, and it describes how those reforms have been justified within the identify of the nationwide curiosity in the course of serious crises - swift inflation, army defeat, mass moves, rural unrest, and/or political turmoil. It seems to be on the results of adversity within the financial atmosphere for rural habit after reform and at long-run traits. It has chapters on estate rights, rural association, and technological swap. It presents a brand new database for measuring agricultural productiveness from 1861 to 1913 and updates those estimates to the current. This booklet is a research of the regulations aimed toward reorganizing rural creation and their effectiveness in remodeling associations.

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