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An empire of others : making ethnographic knowledge in imperial Russia and the USSR

Author: Roland Cvetkovski; Alexis Hofmeister
Publisher: Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2013.
Series: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book focuses on the contexts in which ethnographic knowledge was created in modern Russia, showing how tsarist and Sovet ethnographers simultaneously defined both their subjects and their own  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Empire of others
(DLC) 2013025806
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Cvetkovski; Alexis Hofmeister
ISBN: 9786155225772 615522577X
OCLC Number: 868068862
Description: 1 online resource (pages)
Contents: Introduction: on the making of ethnographic knowledge in Russia / Roland Cvetkovski --
Imperial case studies: Russian and British ethnographic theory / Alexis Hofmeister --
Paradigms. Russian ethnography as a science: truths claimed, trails followed / Alexei Elfimov ; Beyond, against, and with ethnography: physical anthropology as a science of Russian modernity / Marina Mogilner ; Ethnography, Marxism and Soviet ideology / Sergei Alymov ; Ethnogenesis and historiography: historical narratives for Central Asia, 1940s-1950s / Sergey Abashin --
Representations. Symbols, conventions and practices: visual representation of ethnographic knowledge on Siberia in early modern maps and reports / Maike Sach ; Empire complex: arrangements in the Russian ethnographic museum, 1910 / Roland Cvetkovski ; Learning about the nation: ethnographical representations of children, representations of ethnography for children / Catriona Kelly --
Peoples. Siberian ruptures: dilemmas of ethnography in imperial situation / Sergey glebov ; Concepts of Ukrainian folklore and the transition from imperial Russia to Stalin's Soviet empire / Angela Rustemeyer ; No love affair: Ingush and Chechen imperial ethnographies / Christian Dettmering ; National inventions: the imperial emancipation of the Karaites from jewishness / Mikhail Kizilov.
Series Title: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: edited by Roland Cvetkovski and Alexis Hofmeister.


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