Russian Empire : Space, People, Power, 1700-1930, Paperback / softback Book

Russian Empire : Space, People, Power, 1700-1930 Paperback / softback

Edited by Jane Burbank, Mark Von Hagen

Part of the Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies series

Description

Russian Empire offers new perspectives on the strategies of imperial rule pursued by rulers, officials, scholars, and subjects of the Russian empire.

An international team of scholars explores the connections between Russia's expansion over vast territories occupied by people of many ethnicities, religions, and political experiences and the evolution of imperial administration and vision.

The fresh research reflected in this innovative volume reveals the ways in which the realities of sustaining imperial power in a multiethnic, multiconfessional, scattered, and diffuse environment inspired political imaginaries and set limits on what the state could accomplish.

Taken together, these rich essays provide important new frameworks for understanding Russia's imperial geography of power.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 560 pages
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Regional studies
  • ISBN: 9780253219114

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