The Standard of Living and Revolutions in Russia, 1700-1917

The Standard of Living and Revolutions in Russia, 1700-1917

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This is the first full-scale anthropometric history of Imperial Russia (1700-1917). It mobilizes an immense volume of archival material to chart the growth, weight, and other anthropometric indicators of the male and female populations in order to chart how the standard of living in Russia changed over slightly more than two centuries. It draws on a wide range of dataa€”statistics on agricultural production, taxation, prices and wages, nutrition, and demographya€”to draw conclusions on the dynamics in the standard of living over this long period of time. The economic, social, and political interpretation of these findings make it possible to reconsider the prevailing views in the historiography and to offer a new perspective on Imperial Russia.Easton, H.T. Tatea#39;s Modern Cambist: A Manual of Foreign Exchanges and Bullion with the Monetary Systems of the World ... Efimova, I.V. a€œUrovena#39; zhizni i pitanie kresta#39;ian Tikhvinskogo polesa#39;ia vo vtoroi polovine XIX v., a€ in A.L. Shapiro (ed.)anbsp;...


Title:The Standard of Living and Revolutions in Russia, 1700-1917
Author:Boris Nikolaevič Mironov
Publisher:Routledge - 2012
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