Publisher: Aldine Transaction (March 31, 2008)
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in accordance with a thorough fourteen-year learn of a Hungarian peasant village, right Peasants significantly expands our wisdom of jap eu social enterprises with its actual portrayal of a swiftly vanishing peasant lifestyle. Centering at the village of Átány in imperative Hungary, the examine provides a dramatic account of peasant existence in the course of the turbulent centuries. it's established principally upon proof given by way of villagers themselves and is a relocating human tale of a community with a sad old heritage and a posh, not easy current. Edit Fél and Tamás Hofer start by means of finding Átány in the ancient, geographical, and cultural context of Hungary as a complete. the next chapters describe devices of social association and the human relationships inside of and between those devices. there's a specific research of stratification and mobility in the altering structural occasions of the prior hundred years. aim information regarding the entire dimensions of village existence is got from a comparability of Átány with within sight villages and from using neighborhood documents. The e-book portrays the makes an attempt of the neighborhood to categorise, manage, and comprehend the universe during which lives and to regulate the unforeseen and sundry calls for which were made upon it via altering situations. This paintings makes very good use of the robust 150-year culture of ethnographic learn in Hungary. The discussion of the nice and cozy own relationships one of the Átány humans is supplemented with wide statistical fabric on demographic techniques, financial constitution, and stratification. the image that effects is wealthy and fruitful, fairly so in a post-communist country.