Peasant Metropolis: Social Identities in Moscow, 1929-1941 / Edition 1

Peasant Metropolis: Social Identities in Moscow, 1929-1941 / Edition 1

by David L. Hoffmann
     
 

During the 1930's, 23 million peasants left their villages and moved to Soviet cities, where they comprised almost half the urban population and more than half the nation's industrial workers. Drawing on previously inaccessible archival materials...See more details below

Overview

During the 1930's, 23 million peasants left their villages and moved to Soviet cities, where they comprised almost half the urban population and more than half the nation's industrial workers. Drawing on previously inaccessible archival materials...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801486609
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.72(d)

Meet the Author

David L. Hoffmann is Professor of History at The Ohio State University. His books include, as editor, Russian Modernity: Politics, Knowledge, Practices and Stalinism: The Essential Readings.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction1
1Moscow and Its Hinterland12
2The Process of In-migration32
3The Formation of the Urban Workforce73
4The Workplace as Contested Space107
5The Urban Environment and Living Standards127
6Official Culture and Peasant Culture158
7Social Identity and Labor Politics190
Conclusion216
Appendix I. Workers in Moscow's Economic Sectors221
Appendix II. The 1932 Trade Union Census236
Bibliography251
Index275

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