[PDF / EPUB] Village Life in Late Tsarist Russia Indiana Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies a marvelous source for the social history of Russian peasant society in the years before the revolution The translation is superb Steven Hoch one of the best ethnographic portraits that we have of the a marvelous source for the social history in Late Kindle Ð of Russian peasant society in the years before the revolution The translation is superb Village Life eBook ¸ Steven Hoch one of the best ethnographic portraits that we have of the Russian village a highly readable text that is an Life in Late Kindle ´ excellent introduction to the world of the Russian peasantry Samuel C RamerVillage Life in Late Tsarist Russia provides a uniue firsthand portrait Life in Late Tsarist Russia MOBI :ß of peasant family life as recorded by Olga Semyonova Tian Shanskaia an ethnographer and painter who spent four years at the turn of the twentieth century observing the life and customs of villagers in a central Russian province Unusual in its awareness of the rapid changes in the Russian village in the late nineteenth century and in its concentration on the treatment of women and children Semyonova's ethnography vividly describes courting rituals marriage and sexual practices childbirth infanticide child rearing practices the lives of women food and drink work habits and the household economy In contrast to a tradition of rosy romanticized descriptions of peasant communities by Russian upper class observers Semyonova gives an unvarnished account of the harsh living conditions and often brutal relationships within peasant families.
- 175 pages
- Village Life in Late Tsarist Russia Indiana Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies
- Olga Semyonova Tian-Shanskaia
- 24 October 2015 Olga Semyonova Tian-Shanskaia