Babylonia 689–627 B.C.: A Political History by Frame, Grant

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See also Vilfan, "Die Agrarsozialpolitik," 30-1. For a good discussion of cameralist theory and the role of taxation in Maria Theresia's agrarian reforms, see Liebel-Weckowicz and Szabo, "Modernization Forces," esp. 304-8. 52 See the moving case of the aptly named Havrylo Neporadny, of Kunashiv, Berezhany circle, who was unable to sow his land, let alone pay his taxes in 1825. He fled from the village, but found no refuge and eventually returned. He was arrested and lost his land and horses. 46-7.

In 1840 the peasants of Zaluche appealed to the Greek Catholic school inspector in Horodenka: "We hear that they teach the deaf and dumb to read, but we are neither deaf nor dumb and we pay for the school ourselves. " In the end, Father Hryhorovych himself had to return to teaching and persisted in this work, despite persecution by the manor, until his death in 1845,,6 The landlord of Kunysivtsi, Kolomyia circle, expropriated the lumber that peasants had set aside to build a school in the mid-1840s,, 7 Landlord opposition to peasant education was not confined to placing obstacles in the way of individual peasants and individual schools on the 91 Cited in Terletsky, Znesenie panshchyny, 8.

In protest, he refused to work a third, auxiliary day. For this insubordination he spent two days in chains in the manorial prison and received twenty blows with a cudgel. He spent only two days in prison then because his labour was needed during the harvest. 80 In the winter of 1837 the leaseholder (U posesor) of the estate, Suchodolski, tried to make Liush do corvee on a Ukrainian holy day. For his refusal, Liush spent another eight days in prison. In April 1837 Liush harnessed four oxen to a plough and ploughed the estate for a day and a half.

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