Divorces in the Russian Peasant Family: Traditions and the Realities of Post-Reform Period: Gender Dimension

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The paper considers the problem of divorce among the peasants in the second half of 19 – early 20 century. Particular attention is paid to historical and ethnographic data collected by the informants of the Ethnographic Bureau of Prince V.N. Tenishev, revealing statistics of divorce, description and analysis of the causes of divorce, views on divorce in peasant legal consciousness, the interpretation of the phenomenon in terms of gender-based approach to family history.

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Z Z Mukhina

Stary Oskol Technological Institute (brunch) NITU MISiS

Email: mukhiny@mail.ru
Department of Humanities


Copyright (c) 2013 Мухина З.З.

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