peasantry

  1. Underground

    Grain export and liquidation of peasantry as a class in Stalin's Russia

    During the initial years of the Soviet regime, under Lenin, Russia was selling gold and jewelry to the West. These sales included robbed church gold and possessions taken from the perished "capitalists". When the gold export was exhausted, Russia could still offer sales of grain to the West...
  2. caldrail

    Violence of Peasantry Against Nobility

    Last week I was asked by a work colleague about peasants killing their noble betters in British medieval times. This isn't my area of expertise, but my subsequent investigation reveals increasing legal action against the nobility, especially toward the latter end of the period, in order to...
  3. G

    How did Arabization happen among the rural illiterate non Arab Peasantry

    I mean in places such as Iraq, Syria,Palestine,Egypt and North Africa I understand Islamization would have led to urban elites, bureaucracy etc. adopting Arabic for maintaining their status but how did uneducated rural countryside especially peasants, nomads, pastoralists etc. adopt a foreign...
  4. Margat Hospitaller

    Peasantry in the norwegian Civil Wars (XIII century)

    Greeting I have three questions concernig medieval Norway. I’m from Poland so unforunately I don’t speak norwegian and I can’t make use of such books as „Norge blir en stat 1130-1319” by Knut Helle (maybe I was wrong but I suppose that this is basis in this subject) and I can’t use directly the...
  5. R

    Russian Peasantry

    Hey, is there anyone here who has extensive knowledge of the situations of the russian peasantry between say 1900 and 1950? I need some information for an essay i have to write in one of my classes, and i searched and im not fully trustworthy of wikipedia, so i thought someone on here could give...