Agrarian reform in Russia : the road from serfdom / Carol S. Leonard

Author(s): Leonard, Carol Scott, 1945-
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Subjects: Land reform--Russia--History
Land reform--Soviet Union--History
Land reform--Russia (Federation)--History
Agriculture and state--Russia--History
Agriculture and state--Soviet Union--History
Agriculture and state--Russia (Federation)--History
Russia--Economic conditions--1861-1917
Soviet Union--Economic conditions
Russia (Federation)--Economic conditions--1991-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: xiv, 402 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Tables and Figures
Preface
Introduction 1
PART I. DILEMMAS OF AGRARIAN REFORM IN RUSSIA
1. Imperial Reforms, 1861-1913 25
2. The NEP, Collectivization, and Post-Stalin Reforms, 1921-1989 62
3. The Transition Reforms, 1991-2010 85
PART II. RUSSIAN LAW AND RURAL ORGANIZATION, 1861-2010
4. Property Rights and Customary Law in Rural Russia 125
5. Rural Organization and Entrepreneurship 161
PART III. RUSSIAN AGRICULTURAL PERFORMANCE, 1861-2010
6. Technology and Farming Culture 189
7. Reform and Long-Run Productivity Growth, 1861-2010 225
APPENDICES
Conclusion: The Present from the Perspective of the Past 256
Appendices
1. Construction of Total Factor Productivity for Russian Agriculture in the Tsarist Period, 1861-1911 273
2. Measures 286
3. The Yield of Arable Land (Ratio of Harvest to Arable Land) 288
4. Land/Labor Ratio, Tsarist Russia, 1913 = 100 292
5. Exports and Imports, Cereals, Meat, Chicken, Selected Countries, Years (Transition Era) 293
6. Fertilizer Use in the Post-Khrushchev Era, 1970-1990 295
7. Agrarian Reform: Crises and Short-Run Outcomes in Russia, 1861-2010 296
References 299
Index 399
Notes: LCCN: 2009009366
ISBN: 9780521858496 (hbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0521858496 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 308198091
ISBN/ISSN: 9780521858496
0521858496