Modernism and Public Reform in Late Imperial Russia

Rural Professionals and Self-Organization, 1905–30

  • Authors
  • Ilya V. Gerasimov

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Ilya V. Gerasimov
      Pages 1-7
  3. Structures of Mobilization

  4. Dynamics of Modernization

  5. Patterns of “Nationalization”

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 136-136
    2. Ilya V. Gerasimov
      Pages 139-155
    3. Ilya V. Gerasimov
      Pages 156-167
    4. Ilya V. Gerasimov
      Pages 168-184
    5. Ilya V. Gerasimov
      Pages 215-219
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 220-325

About this book


This book is a comprehensive reconstruction of the successful attempt by rural professionals in late imperial Russia to engage peasants in a common public sphere. Covers a range of aspects, from personal income and the dynamics of the job market to ideological conflicts and psychological transformation. Based on hundreds of individual life stories.


Imperial Russia individual nation reform revolution Russia transformation

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-31088-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-25090-1
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