Table of contents for Ruling peasants : village and state in late Imperial Russia / Corinne Gaudin.

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List of Tables vii
Acknowledgments ix
Introduction 3
1. Ideologies of Authority and Institutional Settings 00
 Rural Administration under the Emancipation Statute 00
 Shortcomings and Critiques of Indirect Rule 00
 Autocratic Authority Refurbished: The Land Captain Statute of 1889 
 Contradictions of the Late Imperial Bureaucratic Order 00
2. Land Captains, Peasant Officials, and the Experience of Local Authority 
 The Land Captain at Work 00
 Volost Administration 00
 The Volost Scribe 00
 Elected Peasant Officials: Village and Volost Elders 00
3. Volost Courts and the Dilemmas of Legal Acculturation 00
 The Evolution of Volost Court Activity 00
 Government Regulations and Peasant Use of the Courts 00
 Types of Cases before the Volost Courts 00
 Defining the Boundaries of Law and Custom 00
 The Appeal Process 00
4. The Village Assembly and Contested Collectivism 00
 The Skhod and the Land Captain: The Case of Verkhne-Beloomut 00
 Miroedy, Unanimity, and the Theater of the Assembly 00
 Participation and the Right to Land 00
 General Land Repartitions 00
5. The Challenges of Property Reform, 1906-*1916 00
 Tenure Changes and the Commune 00
 Communal Land Redistributions after 1906 00
 Arguing Claim Rights and Property Rights before the Authorities 00
 Property and Custom in Inheritance Strategies 00
Conclusion 00
Notes 00
Selected Bibliography 00
Index 00

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Land reform -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Village communities -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Land tenure -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Peasantry -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Russia -- Social conditions -- 1801-1917.
Russia -- Rural conditions.