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Cultures in Flux:
Lower-Class Values, Practices, and Resistance in Late Imperial Russia
Edited by Stephen P. Frank & Mark D. Steinberg

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Contributors
Acknowledgments
Introduction3
1Death Ritual among Russian and Ukrainian Peasants: Linkages between the Living and the Dead11
2Women, Men, and the Languages of Peasant Resistance, 1870-190734
3Peasant Popular Culture and the Origins of Soviet Authoritarianism54
4Confronting the Domestic Other: Rural Popular Culture and Its Enemies in Fin-de-Siecle Russia74
5Death of the Folk Song?108
6Shows for the People: Public Amusement Parks in Nineteenth-Century St. Petersburg121
7For Tsar and Fatherland? Russian Popular Culture and the First World War131
8The Penny Press and Its Readers147
9Worker-Authors and the Cult of the Person168
10Culture Besieged: Hooliganism and Futurism185
Select Bibliography205
Index211

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