[Read] (Peasants under Siege: The Collectivization of Romanian Agriculture, 1949–1962) Author Gail Kligman
O sintez a procesului colectiviz rii din Rom nia cu un puternic accent pe metode i practici de implementare Nu exist din p cate informa ii despre rezultatele colectiviz rii pentru satele studiate A mildly idiotic text from two authors who barely understand the subject Because communist power arrived in Romania from without #Not Through An Internally Generated #through an internally generated process the Party faced a population minimally predisposed to. In 1949 Romania's fledgling communist regime unleashed a radical and brutal campaign to collectivize agriculture in this largely agrarian country following the Soviet model Peasants under Siege provides the first comprehensive look at the far reaching social engineering process that ensued Gail Kligman and Katherine Verdery "Examine How Collectivization Assaulted The "how collectivization assaulted the foundations of rural life transforming "VILLAGE COMMUNITIES THAT WERE ORGANIZED AROUND "communities that were organized around and status hierarch.
READ Peasants under Siege: The Collectivization of Romanian Agriculture, 1949-1962Its ideasThis can be said of any place from the Soviet Republics to Hungary to Cuba A small revolutionary group took over More Marxism and later Leninism is preoccupied with the proletarians factory workers Neither Marx nor Lenin have idea of how to deal with the peasants but Lenin "discovers uite uickly that they are in their the peasants ambition to cling to land ownership "uite uickly that they are counter revolutionary in the peasants ambition to cling to land ownership to reduce the evident confus. Ies into segments of large bureaucratic organizations forged by the language of class warfare et saturated with vindictive personal struggles Collectivization not only overturned property relations the authors argue but was crucial in creating the Party state that emerged its mechanisms of rule and the new persons that were its subjects The book explores how ill prepared cadres themselves unconvinced of collectivization's promises implemented technologies and pedagogies imported fr. Ion in defining what a chiabur was the Party sent "down to officials in the regions a entitled Basic Indicators for Identifying Chiabur Households instructing them on precisely how to "to officials in the regions a document entitled Basic Indicators for Identifying Chiabur Households instructing them on precisely how to soNo It s about setting up a bureaucracy and having to deal with uite uneducated individuals So there must be some rules and the rules should be as simple to understand as possible or the activists in the countryside won t apply them. Om the
Soviet Union Through ActionsUnion through actions contributed to the excessive use of force which Party leaders were often unable to control In addition the authors show how local responses to the Party's initiatives compelled the regime to modify its plans and negotiate outcomes Drawing on archival documents oral histories and ethnographic data Peasants under Siege sheds new light on collectivization in the Soviet era and on the complex tensions underlying and constraining political authori.