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Contents 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 00 Contradictions of the Late Imperial Bureaucratic Order 00 2. Land Captains, Peasant Officials, and the Experience of Local Authority 00 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.