Views on agrarian question in the russian empire early twentieth century public don (on the example of V.I. Denisov)

  • Z. V. Svyaschenko Uman state pedagogical university Paul Tychiny
Keywords: Russian empire, the nobility of the Don, the agrarian question, V. Denisov


The article highlights the essence of agrarian nobility Don initiatives as an example of marshal of the nobility of the Don area V.I. Denisova, draws attention to the radical changes large landowners understand the nature of the agrarian question. Detailed analysis of vision causes aggravation and solving agricultural problems under conditions of revolution «Union supporters peaceful resolution of the agrarian question», which was organized by Don autumn 1905 Union believed that the government should immediately allow farmers free access to the community with fixing them processed before this allotment in private ownership and the right of selling. The analysis looks marshal of the nobility area of the Don V. Denisov, according to which land reform must be focused on the transition from communal farmers to homestead entities on the basis of peasant private ownership of land, increasing the size of peasant land ownership through the purchase of additional land they or their resettlement intensification individual farm. A general conclusion is that the views of V.I. Denisov and other landowners reflect the general mood and position of large landowners on agricultural issues. Their analysis shows a major fact of evolution beliefs representatives of large estates. As the patriots of their country, they offered very real steps to address not only the agricultural problems and to improve general well-being of the population, increasing the efficiency of the economy and legal equality of different layers Russian imperial society and so on. A large estates in various regions of the country were unanimous that stop the deployment of revolutionary elements in the country is possible only on one condition - the resolution of the agrarian question.

Author Biography

Z. V. Svyaschenko, Uman state pedagogical university Paul Tychiny
doctor of historical sciences, associate professor, Full Prof.


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How to Cite
Svyaschenko, Z. (2014). Views on agrarian question in the russian empire early twentieth century public don (on the example of V.I. Denisov). Grani, 17(10), 116-120. Retrieved from