Peasantry and the Dictatorship of the Proletariat (Part 4: Longue Durée)

Gloomy Day — Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1565
Clive meeting Mir Jafar after the Battle of Plassey, (by Francis Hayman, c. 1762) The Battle of Plassey was a decisive victory by the British in establishing a foothold in India.

Enclosure

Female Migrant, S. V. Ivanov, 1886 — as we saw in Part 1, following Emancipation the 1800s saw mass migration of peasants between rural and urban centres.

Stolypin and the Co-Operatives

Regional Home and Dairy Union in Stryi

Stalin’s Enclosure

On the cotton plantations of Uzbekistan

Was there an alternative?

Despite a Revolution, a Civil War, two wars against the Soviets, and a war against the Nazis, the Finns did not only prosper, they overtook world centres of development

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