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collectivization

the process of amalgamation of peasant holdings and private estates under state direction, e.g. the collectivization of agriculture by Stalin in the Soviet Union in the 1930s, and subsequently in other countries within the Soviet bloc. The term may also be applied to any organization of previously privately-owned property under state direction.
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Stalin's forced collectivization divided the rural population into three categories: poor, middle, and rich.
Up to the moment of Stalinist collectivization, the Russian state essentially did not exist below the district (uezd) level.
After the model previously applied in the Soviet Union the collectivization consisted in confiscation of agricultural private properties followed by their joining in agricultural farms administered by the state.
The main objective in examining the coverage in this period was to answer the following questions: what did Canadians know--or more precisely, what were they told--about the Five-Year Plan, the forced collectivization drive, and its consequences in Ukraine; how was this information presented, including analyses and editorial commentaries; and how was this coverage contextualized in other contemporaneous news, especially stories about the Soviet Union in general?
Robert Conquest has told that horrifying story in The Harvest of Sorrow: Soviet Collectivization and the Terror-Famine (New York: Oxford University Press, 1986).
At length our heroine seems to retract some of her narrative, the witnesses themselves appearing to dissolve into figments, narrative truth losing its moorings as powerful winds devastate the villa where she and her husband had intended to spend their days after collectivization threw out the old regime following World War II.
The song, named after a collective farm near the Crimean town of Dzhankoy, celebrates the alleged victories of the Soviet collectivization drive of the 1920s and 1930s, which, according to the song, magically transformed Jewish merchants into farmers.
historickej orthophoto Slovakia Pre collectivization 1949-1952 interact with the current data digital orthophoto SR.
Building upon previous scholarship on the Soviet anti-kulak and agricultural collectivization campaigns in Estonia, begun after Soviet annexation and continued in earnest after the war-time interregnum of Nazi control, Koll (emerita, Baltic history, Sodertorn U.
Collectives' Duties and Collectivization Duties, STEPHANIE COLLINS
These "social bandits" were insiders tied by kinship bonds; this trend developed with the collectivization, impelling frightened or threatened peasants to join the bandits.