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Russia's Orient

Imperial Borderlands and Peoples, 1700–1917

Edited by Daniel R. Brower and Edward J. Lazzerini

Published by: Indiana University Press

368 Pages, 6.12 x 9.25 x 0.00 in, 27 b&w photos, 4 maps, 1 index

  • Paperback
  • 9780253211132
  • Published: June 1997

$28.00

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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 Review

Russia'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.