Between the fields and the city : women, work, and family in Russia, 1861-1914 (Book, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
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Between the fields and the city : women, work, and family in Russia, 1861-1914

Author: Barbara Alpern Engel
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Professor Engel charts the personal dimensions of economic social change by examining the migration of Russian peasant women's from the village to the city in the years between 1861 and the outbreak  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Alpern Engel
ISBN: 0521442362 9780521442367 0521566215 9780521566216
OCLC Number: 185328501
Description: xi, 254 s. : illustrations, table
Contents: List of illustrations; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Patriarchy and its discontents; 2. The woman's side; 3. Out to work; 4. Between the fields and the factory; 5. On their own in the city; 6. Women in the margins/marginalising women; 7. Making a home in the city; Conclusion; A note on sources; Index.
Other Titles: Between the fields & the city.
Responsibility: Barbara Alpern Engel.

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"The chief contribution of Barbara Engel's important and groundbreaking study of peasant women in Russia's central industrial region lies in the sheer mass of detail the author provides for a theme Read more...

 
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