Cover: Peasants, Power, and Place: Revolution in the Villages of Kharkiv Province, 1914–1921, from Harvard University PressCover: Peasants, Power, and Place in PAPERBACK

Peasants, Power, and Place

Revolution in the Villages of Kharkiv Province, 1914–1921

Add to Cart

Product Details


$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9781932650150

Publication Date: 08/15/2016


  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Social Effects of the Great War in Kharkiv Province
  • 2. The Rural Revolutions of 1917, Intervillage Conflict, and the Limits of Villagers’ Identities
  • 3. The German Occupation of 1918 in the Ukrainian Countryside
  • 4. The Shifting Allegiances of 1919: Civil War in the Countryside
  • 5. Compromise and Conviction, Peasants and Party: Groping toward “Soviet Power” in the Village
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Index

From Our Blog

Jacket: The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap, by Mehrsa Baradaran, from Harvard University Press

Book Club Spotlight: The Color of Money

The Vivian’s Door Initiative is inspired by the courage and legacy of the late Vivian Malone Jones. She was the first African American to graduate from the University of Alabama and was responsible for ending the segregation of public universities in the state of Alabama. Vivian’s courage and will power to create change for her brothers and sisters of color inspired the creation of a nonprofit project called Vivian’s Door. In March 2020, Vivian’s Door started a book club; their first pick was The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap by Mehrsa Baradaran. In June, over 50 people joined the online discussion of the book