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Class and society in Soviet Russia.

Mervyn Matthews

Class and society in Soviet Russia.

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Published by Walker in New York .
Written in English

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  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Social mobility -- Soviet Union

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [353]-360.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN530.Z9 S655 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 366 p.
      Number of Pages366
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4469507M
      ISBN 10080270364X
      LC Control Number79179615

      Working Class of the USSR In Russia, as in other countries, the proletariat (preproletariat) began to take shape in feudal society. In the 17thth centuries serfs constituted the majority of the laborers in the manufactories and mills in the Urals and in the cities of central and northern Russia. The crisis of the feudal system and the beginning of. Consumption and Social Change in a Post-Soviet Middle Class presents a much-needed look at the lives of ordinary people in Russia today, in the process contributing both to postsocialist studies of social change and to broader anthropological theorizations of consumption and value. Explore our list of - Present (Post-Soviet Russia) - History Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Each volume in Advances in Soviet Mathematics is compiled by a leading specialist in a particular area of mathematics and consists of high-quality articles written by world-class mathematicians from Russia. Titles published after Volume 21 appear as a subseries (now entitled Advances in the Mathematical Sciences) in the book series, American.


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