Wilson Center Experts

Emily Elizabeth Pyle

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
PhD Candidate, University of Chicago
Wilson Center Project(s):
Village Aid for the Soldier Farmer: The Russian and European Experience Compared, 1870s to 1918
Aug 01, 1994
Aug 01, 1994

Project Summary

Compares the history of soldiers’ family relief in Russia and the Allied and Axis powers during World War I. Reviews the historiography on other forms of relief in European villages prior to World War I. Reveals how assistance procedures affected the social organization of villages.