Communities of Grain: Rural Rebellion in Comparative Perspective

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Cornell University Press, 1991 - 277 pages
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"As an extended essay on an important theme of comparative history, this is an impressive book. . . . By highlighting the irreducible particularities of rural communities in the past, Magagna has written a book deeply informed by historical consciousness as well as contemporary social theory."--Journal of Social History
 

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Contents

Class Community and the Anomaly
1
The Forces of Constraint and Community Rebellion
25
The Agrarian Histories of the West
48
The English Model and the Compromise of Community
85
France and the Politics of Controlled Community 15001900
127
Spain and the Logic of Community Cohesion 18001939
162
Russia and the Secession of Community 18001930
190
Japan and the Problem of Community in CrossCultural
220
The Limits of Community
251
Index
273
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