Russia's Orient Imperial Borderlands and Peoples, 1700-1917

ISBN-10: 0253211131

ISBN-13: 9780253211132

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"... the first study of the Russian Empire in English which attempts in a sophisticated way, using the latest developments in colonial studies, to deal not only with imperial rule but with the mutual encounter with the non-Russian peoples.... a new paradigm for looking at the imperial history of tsarist Russia." -- Ronald Grigor Suny"... ambitious, wide-ranging, and ultimately provocative... " -- Slavic Review"This excellent volume draws on the expertise of both young and established specialists... the volume is a pleasure to read." -- American Historical Review"... a major step toward 'discovering Russian Asia'... a job well done." -- The Russian ReviewRussia's Orient investigates the relationship between the Russian Empire and the non-Russian peoples of its southern and eastern borderlands from the 18th to the early 20th centuries.
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List price: $28.00
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 6/22/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Note on Transliteration and Terminology
Empire and Orient
"Ignoble Savages and Unfaithful Subjects": Constructing Non-Christian Identities in Early Modern Russia
Naturalists versus Nations: Eighteenth-Century Russian Scholars Confront Ethnic Diversity
Empire and Citizenship
Nineteenth-Century Russian Mythologies of Caucasian Savagery
From Savagery to Citizenship: Caucasian Mountaineers and Muslims in the Russian Empire
Islam and Ethnicity: Russian Colonial Policy in Turkestan
Russian Orientalism at an Impasse: Tsarist Education Policy and the 1910 Conference on Islam
Frontier Encounters
Local Accommodation and Resistance to Colonialism in Nineteenth-Century Crimea
Representations of Russia in Central Asian Jadid Discourse
Historical Memory, Cultural Identity, and Change: Mirza 'Abd al-'Aziz Sami's Representation of the Russian Conquest of Bukhara
Crossing Boundaries: The Trading Frontiers of the Terek Cossacks
Barimta: Nomadic Custom, Imperial Crime
Constructing an Islamic Identity: The Case of Elyshevo Village in the Nineteenth Century
Empire and Savagery: The Politics of Primitivism in Late Imperial Russia
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