Russian Peasants and Tsarist Legislation on the Eve of Reform

Interaction between Peasants and Officialdom, 1825–1855

  • David Moon

Part of the Studies in Soviet History and Society book series (SSHS)

About this book


This study examines the interaction of peasant and official Russia in the period prior to the reforms of 1861. In a series of case studies the issues of communication and understanding between the peasantry and officialdom, peasant aims and behavioural patterns are explored.


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Authors and affiliations

  • David Moon
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of HistoryThe University of Newcastle upon TyneUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1992
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-11835-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-11833-5
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