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Serfdom, society, and the arts in imperial Russia

Richard Stites

Serfdom, society, and the arts in imperial Russia

the pleasure and the power

by Richard Stites

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, CT .
Written in English


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StatementRichard Stites.
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LC ClassificationsNX
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 586 p. :
Number of Pages586
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Open LibraryOL22718974M
ISBN 100300108893


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In Russia serfdom originated during the 16th cent. when Ivan IV created a new landholding aristocracy, the pomiestchiks, whose tenure was based on service to the czar. Beginning inlaws were passed inhibiting the free movement of the peasant tenants of the pomiestchiks; however, at this time the peasants still retained their civil rights.

The extent of serfdom in Russia Kateryna, painting of a Ukrainian serf girl by Taras Shevchenko himself born a serf. By the midth century, the peasants composed a majority of the population, and according to the census of the number of private serfs was million out of.

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Russia Abroad: Prague and the Russian Diaspora, – (Catherine Andreyev, Ivan Savicky) Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power (Richard Stites). Serfdom, condition in medieval Europe in which a tenant farmer was bound to a hereditary plot of land and to the will of his landlord.

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The drive to abolish serfdom in Russia and to eradicate the slave trade in the Caucasus and Central Asia came directly from the autocracy itself.

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Serfdom was one of key institutions in Russian history. This column argues that relatively late abolition of serfdom was an important factor of divergence in economic development between Russia and Western Europe. Serfdom is a term that refers to an institution of forced agricultural labour that existed in the Middle Ages all over Europe.

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Fortunately, the Southern Society had formed an alliance with the Society of United Slavs, a nationalistic group who wished to create a federation of democratic Slavic republics, abolishing serfdom and the monarchy in the process.

The United Slavs came to the Decemberists’ aid by forcibly releasing Muravyov-Apostol from captivity in Trylesy. THE IMPERIAL RUSSIAN SOCIETY members. A society dedicated to the history, splendor, Romanov family, culture, art, style and architecture of.1.

Russian society of comprised of more than million people. There was significant diversity of ethnicity, language and culture. 2. The dominant classes were royalty, aristocracy and land-owners, who wielded significant political influence. 3. Russia’s middle class was small in comparison to other nations but was growing by the early.Compare and contrast slavery in the United States with the serfdom in Imperial Russia, the abolition of both, and the resulting aftermath They are tied to the land and not the master.

Serfs were a lot more expendable and they were organized into a village commune.