Peasant Rebels Under Stalin
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Peasant Rebels Under Stalin : Collectivization and the Culture of Peasant Resistance

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Based on newly declassified Soviet archives, including secret police reports, Peasant Rebels Under Stalin documents the active history of the vast peasant rebellion against collectivization between 1928-1932. Lynn Viola reveals the manifestation in Stalin's Russia of universal strategies of peasant resistance in what amounted to virtual civil war between state and peasantry.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 324 pages
  • 153.9 x 225.6 x 20.8mm | 535.25g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0195131045
  • 9780195131048
  • 1,311,580

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Viola presents details of the almost civil-war conditions existing at that period in the USSR, having researched material from the Soviet archives which has only become available in the last few years. * Marxist Review, July 1997 * Viola presents details of the almost civil-war conditions existing at that period if the USSR, having researched material from the Soviet archives which has only become available in the last few years. * The News Line * This is an excellently researched and well argued book ... it makes a very significant contribution to the ever expanding literature on Soviet history in the 1930s. * Linda Edmondson, Labour History Review *show more

About Lynne Viola

Lynne Viola is Professor of History and a member of the Centre for Russian and East European Studies at the University of Toronto. Her previous books include The Best Sons of the Fatherland (OUP, 1987), A Researcher's Guide to Sources on Soviet Social History (co-editor, 1990), and Russian Peasant Women (co-editor, OUP, 1992).show more

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