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Land Reform in Russia, 1906–1917: Peasant Responses to Stolypin's Project of Rural Transformation

Judith Pallot


Since the collapse of the USSR, there has been a growing interest in the Stolypin Land Reform as a possible model for post-Communist agrarian development. Using recent theoretical and empirical advances in Anglo-American research, this book examines how peasants throughout Russia received, interpreted, and acted upon the government's attempts to persuade them to quit the commune and set up independent farms. It shows how a majority of peasants failed to interpret the Reform in the way its authors had expected, with outcomes that varied both temporally and geographically. The result challenges ... More

Keywords: Stolypin Land Reform, agrarian development, Russia, peasants, farms, land reform, USSR

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780198206569
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206569.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Judith Pallot, author
University of Oxford