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Peasant rebels under Stalin : collectivization and the culture of peasant resistance

Author: Lynne Viola
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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Based on newly declassified Soviet archives, including secret police reports, Peasant Rebels Under Stalin documents the active history of the vast peasant rebellion against collectivization between 1928-1932. Lynn Viola reveals the manifestation in Stalin's Russia of universal strategies of peasant resistance in what amounted to virtual civil war between state and peasantry.

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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne Viola
ISBN: 0195101979 9780195101973 9786610472628 6610472629
OCLC Number: 300411511
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xii, 312 pages)
Contents: Introduction; 1. The Last and Most Decisive Battle : Collectivization as Civil War; 2. The Mark of Antichrist : Rumors and the Ideology of Peasant Resistance; 3. "We Have No Kulaks Here" : Peasant Luddism, Evasion, and Self-Help; 4. Sawed-Off Shotguns and the Red Rooster : Peasant Terror and Civil War; 5. March Fever : Peasant Rebels and Kulak Insurrection; 6. "We Let the Women Do the Talking" : Bab'i Bunty and the Anatomy of Peasant Revolt; 7. On the Sly : Everyday Forms of Resistance in the Collective Farm, 1930 and Beyond; Conclusion; Notes; Glossary; Select Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Lynne Viola.


This history of the peasant rebellion against Soviet collectivization demonstrates that the scope of peasant resistance was more serious than previously assumed. Drawing upon Soviet archives, it  Read more...


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