1st Edition

Reluctant Socialists, Rural Entrepreneurs
Class, Culture, And The Polish State

ISBN 9780367301057
Published May 31, 2021 by Routledge
239 Pages

USD $49.95

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Book Description

Predominantly a rural nation, Poland is most often depicted with urban scenes: steelworkers, trade unions, Communist party members, and Solidarity meetings. In contrast to this industrial vision, Reluctant Socialists, Rural Entrepreneurs views historical and recent changes and their agrarian consequences. During her many years in the Polish country

Table of Contents

Preface -- Guide to Polish Pronunciation -- Introduction -- Poles Apart -- History, Class, and Identity -- The Production and Reproduction of Differentiation -- You Can't Get There from Here -- Peasants and Farmers in Wola Pławska -- Class Stratification in Wola Pławska -- Who Was in Charges Here? -- Who Is in Control? -- Appendix

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Carole Nagengast