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Author McDonald, Tracy, 1966-

Title Face to the Village [electronic resource] : The Riazan countryside under Soviet rule, 1921-1930 / Tracy McDonald.

Imprint Toronto Buffalo London : University of Toronto Press, 2011.


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 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvi, 422 p. : Grayscale Illustration, Tables ; 24 cm.
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Note Printed on acid-free, 100% post-consumer recycled paper with vegetable-based inks.
Contents Part One. The Battle for Space: What Physical and Virtual Space Reveal about the Countryside -- Part Two. The Battle for Resources: What Non-Violent Crime Reveals about the Countryside -- Part Three. The Battle for Souls: What Violent Crime Reveals about the Countryside.
Introduction -- The Setting -- The Police -- The Courts -- The Rural Soviet -- Taxation: Talking with the Taxman about Subsistence; or, Feeding the Proletarian Cat -- The Forest: Wood, Warmth, Repair -- Bandit Tales: The Steam of the Still and the Lure of Easy Profit -- Hooliganism: Toward the Cultured Life -- Rough Justice: The Village Disciplines Its Own -- Pitelino -- Conclusion.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2020. EPUB file. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book])
Funding This book has been published with the help of a grant from the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, through the Aid to Scholarly Publications Program, using funds provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
The University of Toronto Press acknowledges the financial assistance to its publishing program of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.
University of Toronto Press acknowledges the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund for its publishing activities.
Subject Riazan' Region (Riazanskaia oblast', Russia) -- History.
Riazan' Region (Riazanskaia oblast', Russia) -- Politics and government.
Soviet Union -- Rural conditions -- History.
Peasants -- Soviet Union -- History -- 20th century.
Soviet Union -- History -- 1917-1936.
Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936.
European 6 : -- Russia & Eastern.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
ISBN 9781442640825
Standard No. 2027/heb.32542 hdl

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