Russian Cultural Anthropology after the Collapse of Communism

Russian Cultural Anthropology after the Collapse of Communism


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ISBN-13: 9781138816749
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/15/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Albert Baiburin is Malkhaz Abdushelishvili Professor of Anthropology at the European University, St Petersburg

Catriona Kelly is Professor of Russian at the University of Oxford

Nikolai Vakhtin is University Professor of Arctic Social Studies at the European University, St Petersburg

Table of Contents

Introduction Albert Baiburin, Catriona Kelly, Nikolai Vakhtin 1. Writing the History of Russian Anthropology Sergei Sokolovsky 2. Female Taboos and Concepts of the Unclean among the Nenets. Elena Liarskaya 3. 'The Wrong Nationality’: Ascribed Identity in the 1930s Soviet Union Albert Baiburin 4. The Queue as Narrative: A Soviet Case Study Konstantin Bogdanov 5. ‘I Didn’t Understand, But It Was Funny’: Late Soviet Festivals and their Impact on Children Catriona Kelly, Svetlana Sirotinina 6. The Practices of ‘Privacy’ in a South Russian Village (a Case Study of Stepnoe, Krasnodar Region) Alexander Manuylov 7. Believers’ Letters as Advertising: St Xenia of Petersburg’s ‘National Reception Centre’ Jeanne Kormina, Sergei Shtyrkov 8. ‘The Yellow Peril’ as Seen in Contemporary Church Culture Mariya Akhmetova 9. ‘Don’t Look at Them, They’re Nasty’: Photographs of Funerals in Russian Culture Olga Boitsova 10. Historical Zaryadye as Remembered by Locals: Cultural Meanings of City Spaces Pavel Kupriyanov. Lyudmila Sadovnikova 11. Yerevan: Memory and Forgetting in the Organization of Post-Soviet Urban Space Levon Abrahamian

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