Asiatic Russia: Imperial Power in Regional and International Contexts

Asiatic Russia: Imperial Power in Regional and International Contexts

by Tomohiko Uyama (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781138789197
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/29/2014
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

UYAMA Tomohiko is professor at the Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University. He specializes in the history of the Russian Empire and contemporary politics in Central Asia, and is the editor of Empire, Islam, and Politics in Central Eurasia (2007) and co-editor of Japan’s Silk Road Diplomacy (2008).

Table of Contents

Introduction Uyama Tomohiko Part I: Russia’s Eastern Expansion: Its "Mission" and the Tatars’ Intermediary Role 1. The Russian Empire’s Civilizing Mission in the Eighteenth Century in Comparative Perspective Ricarda Vulpius 2. Tatarskaia Kargala in Russia’s Eastern Policies Hamamoto Mami 3. The Russian Empire and the Intermediary Role of Tatars in Kazakhstan: The Politics of Cooperation and Rejection Gulmira Sultangalieva Part II: Taming Space and People: Institutions and Demography 4. Intra-Bureaucratic Debate on the Institution of Russian Governors-General in the Mid-Nineteenth Century Matsuzato Kimitaka 5. Asiatic Russia: Colonization and "Russification" in the Imperial Geography of the Nineteenth to Early Twentieth Centuries Anatolii Remnev 6. Empire and Demography in Turkestan: Numbers and the Politics of Counting Sergei Abashin Part III: Russian Power Projected beyond its Borders 7. Russo-Chinese Trade through Central Asia: Regulations and Reality Noda Jin 8. Muslim Networks, Imperial Power, and the Local Politics of Qajar Iran Robert D. Crews 9. Sunni-Shi‘i Relations in the Russian Protectorate of Bukhara, as Perceived by the Local ‘Ulama Kimura Satoru 10. The Open and Secret Diplomacy of Tsarist and Soviet Russia in Tibet: The Role of Agvan Dorzhiev (1912–1925) Nikolay Tsyrempilov Part IV: Asiatic Russia as a Space for National Movements 11. Muslim Political Activity in Russian Turkestan, 1905–1916 Salavat Iskhakov 12. On the Cultural Front Lines: Muslim Reformers and Communities in Late Imperial Russia James H. Meyer 13. The Alash Orda’s Relations with Siberia, the Urals and Turkestan: The Kazakh National Movement and the Russian Imperial Legacy Uyama Tomohiko

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