History 127C Lec#2 (no audio)

History 127C Lec#2 (no audio) - Marxism in Russia Russian...

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Marxism in Russia 03/04/2008 14:29:00 Russian society 85% were peasants: owned half the land. 3% were nobles: owned half the land as well. Growing working class Growing intelligentsia o A class of people from nobility or rising middle class of professionals,  teachers, university instructors. o Were frustrated because Russia was backwards. o Looked towards radical strains of thought for solutions to modern day  problems. The double crisis (Late Imperial Russia) Social crisis o Land hungry peasants. Half of the peasants historically were owned or supervised by  the state or the tzar. Seniorial peasants were private peasants overlooked by nobility. Not too difference from slavery. Compelled to pay. Were given own plots of lands and were given households. 1861 allowed peasants to buy land but it was divided unequally.
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2008 for the course HIST 127C taught by Professor Ryan during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.

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History 127C Lec#2 (no audio) - Marxism in Russia Russian...

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