This is Volume I of eight in a series on the Sociology of the Soviet Union. Originally published in 1948, the aim from the outset was to throw light both on Chekhov and on Russia, by trying to see Russia through Chekhov's eyes and to see Chekhov as the product of a particular age and country.

chapter III|38 pages

The Peasant

chapter IV|16 pages

The Landowner

chapter VI|15 pages

The Church

chapter VIII|22 pages

Industry, Commerce and Town Life

chapter IX|28 pages

Chekhov’s Values