A History of the Peoples of Siberia: Russia's North Asian Colony, 1581-1990 / Edition 1

A History of the Peoples of Siberia: Russia's North Asian Colony, 1581-1990 / Edition 1

by James Forsyth
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521477719

ISBN-13: 9780521477710

Pub. Date: 10/28/1994

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is the first ethnohistory of Siberia to appear in English, and presents to an anglophone audience a vast corpus of previously inaccessible ethnographic and linguistic material. It covers from the early history of Siberia after the Russian conquest to collectivization and conscription during World War II and to the 1980s movement ror native rights. In this, the

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This is the first ethnohistory of Siberia to appear in English, and presents to an anglophone audience a vast corpus of previously inaccessible ethnographic and linguistic material. It covers from the early history of Siberia after the Russian conquest to collectivization and conscription during World War II and to the 1980s movement ror native rights. In this, the first substantive "post-Glasnost" account to appear, James Forsyth compares the Siberian experience with that of Indians and Eskimos in North America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521477710
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
455
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of maps; Preface; Acknowledgements; Note on spellings and terms; 1. Siberia 'discovered'; 2. Siberia invaded: the seventeenth century; 3. Central and north-east Siberia in the seventeenth century; 4. The Mongolian and Chinese frontier in the seventeenth century; 5. Russia's north Asian colony; 6. The eighteenth century; 7. Expansion in the north Pacific; 8. Siberia in the Russian empire: the nineteenth century; 9. Colonial settlers in Siberia: the nineteenth century; 10. The Far East in the nineteenth century; 11. The Russian Revolution and civil war in Siberia; 12. The native peoples, 1917–1929; 13. Soviet Siberia in the 1930s; 14. Soviet Russia's Far East in the 1930s; 15. Soviet Siberia after 1941; 16. The native peoples of Siberia after 1945; 17. Siberia in the 1980s; Bibliography; Index.

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