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Title Empire speaks out : languages of rationalization and self-description in the Russian Empire / edited by Ilya Gerasimov, Jan Kusber and Alexander Semyonov
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 280 pages)
Series Russian history and culture, 1877-7791 ; v. 1
Russian history and culture (Leiden, Netherlands) ; v. 1
Contents Defining empire in a dialogue. New imperial history and the challenges of empire / Ilya Gerasimov [and others] ; Considerations on imperial comparisons / Ann Laura Stoler -- The challenge of unification and resistance. Governance, education, and the problems of empire in the age of Catherine II / Jan Kusber ; Us and them?: Polish self-descriptions and perceptions of the Russian Empire between homogeneity and diversity (1815-1863) / Hans-Christian Petersen ; Siberian middle ground: languages of rule and accommodation on the Siberian frontier / Sergey Glebov -- The challenge of transformation and rationalization. Russian physical anthropology of the nineteenth-early twentieth centuries: imperial race, colonial other, degenerate types, and the Russian racial body / Marina Mogilner ; The real and live ethnographic map of Russia: the Russian Empire in the mirror of the State Duma / Alexander Semyonov ; Redefining empire: social engineering in late imperial Russia / Ilya Gerasimov
Summary This collection turns to different modes of self-representation and self-description of the Russian Empire in an attempt to reveal social practices and processes that are usually ignored by the teleological, nation-centered historical narratives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cultural pluralism -- Russia -- History.
Discourse analysis -- Russia.
Imperialism -- Social aspects -- Russia -- History.
Language and culture -- Russia.
Rationalization (Psychology) -- Political aspects -- Russia -- History.
Self-perception -- Political aspects -- Russia -- History.
Russia (Federation) -- Ethnic relations.
Russia (Federation) -- History -- Sources.
Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government.
Russia (Federation) -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Gerasimov, Ilʹi͡a.
Kusber, Jan.
Semyonov, Alexander.
LC no. 2009012418
ISBN 1282949624
904742915X (electronic bk.)
9781282949621
9789047429159 (electronic bk.)