The article deals with the economic activity of the main part of the Russian population in the first half of the XIX century. Special attention is paid to the life of peasants, their homes and customs.Russian peasants were quite modest in household use. Also in the article it is spoken about food which in the conditions of natural, consumer character of country economy was result of production activity of the farmer.The article describes the everyday and celebration clothes, which preserved the traditional, archaic features formed in ancient times. Attention is paid to the shoes worn by peasants. An impressive shift in the existence of Russian society was the state, almost most of which were in slavery, but at the beginning of this period they became free. However, the latest trends often did not displace the old ones, which, in turn, hindered the development of the country. All this helps us to more accurately imagine the life of the peasants of the XIX century.
Keywords: peasants, life of peasants, hut (izba), outfits, food, crafts.
Burlakova, Elena Sergeevna | Vasilinina, Anastasia Vladimirovna | Ashmarov, Igor Anatolevich "Historical Aspects of Economic Activity of the Population in Russia in the XIX Century" Bulletin Social-Economic and Humanitarian Research, Volume 1, Number 3, (February 2019) P. 9 - 16. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.2529704