1st Edition

Peasants And Power
State Autonomy And The Collectivization Of Agriculture In Eastern Europe

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ISBN 9780367298005
December 10, 2020 Forthcoming by Routledge
181 Pages

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Book Description

Focusing on events in Hungary and Poland from 1948 to 1962, Dr Sokolovsky shows why collectivization can best be understood as an element in state-building for the new regimes of Eastern Europe. For these countries policy options were constrained by dependence upon the Soviet Union and the economic demands of a newly industrializing society. Econom

Table of Contents

Collectivization and Theory-Building -- The Implementation of Collectivization in Poland -- The Second Phase -- The Implementation of Collectivization in Hungary -- Hungary: The Second Phase -- Collectivization and State-Building: Poland and Hungary Compared

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Jay Sokolovsky is Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the Department of Society, Culture and Language, University of South Florida St. Petersburg.