Peasant metropolis : social identities in Moscow, 1929-1941 /

During the 1930s, 23 million peasants left their villages and moved to Soviet cities, where they accounted for almost half of the urban population and more than half of the nation's industrial workers. Drawing on previously inaccessible archival materials, David L. Hoffmann shows how this massi...

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Author / Creator: Hoffmann, David L. 1961-
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1994.
Series:Studies of the Harriman Institute.
Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Moscow and Its Hinterland
  • 2. The Process of In-migration
  • 3. The Formation of the Urban Workforce
  • 4. The Workplace as Contested Space
  • 5. The Urban Environment and Living Standards
  • 6. Official Culture and Peasant Culture
  • 7. Social Identity and Labor Politics
  • Appendix I. Workers in Moscow's Economic Sectors
  • Appendix II. The 1932 Trade Union Census.