From Peasant to Petersburger by E. Economakis

By E. Economakis

Economakis analyses the strategies of proletarianization and urbanization gone through via St. Petersburg's commercial operating category from its inception within the early 19th century up until eventually 1914. recognition is given to the severing of staff' ties to the village and the land. The ebook examines neighborhood stipulations in sending components and strains the background of manufacturing unit paintings in St. Petersburg through employees from diverse provinces. Economakis unearths majority of the manufacturing facility crew was once objectively proletarianized by means of 1914.

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Similarly, distance does not explain why there were more prishlye The Sending Areas 31 in St Petersburg from Tver' than from Novgorod, which borders on St Petersburg province. What applied to provinces also applied to their constituent counties and districts. Major differences existed between different counties of St Petersburg province in terms of the number of labour migrants going to the capital for obrok work. Not all counties sent their obrok peasants to St PetersburgY Novoladogskii county, for example, located two hundred versts (1 verst:::: approx.

26 If the immediate proximity to St Petersburg of its province explains the relatively large numbers of prishlye from St Petersburg province, distance from the capital does not explain why Iaroslavl', for instance, had more natives in St Petersburg than Tver' did, which is geographically closer to St Petersburg by both land and river. Similarly, distance does not explain why there were more prishlye The Sending Areas 31 in St Petersburg from Tver' than from Novgorod, which borders on St Petersburg province.

48 The local population lived exclusively from market-gardening and land was so valued that to acquire it or even rent it was virtually impossible. 49 An important reason behind the attitude of Iaroslavtsy toward their land was that - along with the Finns of St Petersburg province and the German 'colonists' who arrived in Russia from Saxony during Catherine's reign - they were among the few peasants in the empire who did not divide up the land among immediate family members upon the death of the head of the household.

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