ACTIVITY OF ALL-ZEMSTVO FOOD ASSISTANCE ORGANIZATION AS COVERED BY THE BRITISH PRESS (1905-1907)
Galkin Pavel Vladimirovich, Lovyagin Nikolai Vital'evich State University of Humanities and Social Studies in Kolomna
Abstract. The article examines British perception of activity of the All-zemstvo Charitable Food Assistance Organization in the period of hunger of 1905-1907. British correspondents were shocked by the scale of disaster in Russia and insufficient efforts of the government to minimize consequences of hunger. At the same time British journalists highly appreciated zemstvo activity to organize canteens and bakeries, to distribute allowances and to sell food at low prices.
Key words and phrases: британские газеты, голод, правительство, Общеземская организация, продовольственно-благотворительная помощь, British newspapers, hunger, government, All-zemstvo Organization, charitable food assistance.
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Otchet Upravleniya delami Obshchezemskoi organizatsii po okazaniyu prodovol'stvenno-blagotvoritel'noi pomoshchi naseleniyu mestnostei, porazhennykh neurozhaem v 1907 godu: Kampaniya 1907-1908 g. M., 1911. 40 s.
20 000 000 Starving // Lancashire Evening Post. 1907. April 11.
Famine-stricken Peasants // Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser. 1907. January 28.
Horrors of the Russian Famine // Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer. 1907. January 2.
Russian Famine // Portsmouth Evening News. 1906. February 24.
Russia. Opinions on the Government’s Agrarian Proposals // The Times. 1907. May 25.
Starving Russian Peasantry // Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser. 1907. March 5.
The Famine in Russia // Aberdeen Journal. 1906. December 10.
The Famine in Russia // Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser. 1907. January 31.
The Famine // The Times. 1907. April 15.
The Government and the Question of Experts // The Times. 1907. April 20.
The Relief Works // Aberdeen Journal. 1906. September 4.
The Relief Work // Western Daily Press. 1906. September 4.
The Russian Famine // Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer. 1906. May 10.
The Spread of Famine // Edinburgh Evening News. 1906. August 31.
The Unprecedented Famine in Russia // Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer. 1907. April 11.