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A State Of Nations / Edition 1
     

A State Of Nations / Edition 1

by Ronald Grigor Suny, Terry (Eds.) Martin
 

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ISBN-10: 0195144236

ISBN-13: 9780195144239

Pub. Date: 01/05/2009

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


This collected volume, edited by Ron Suny and Terry Martin, shows how the Soviet state managed to create a multiethnic empire in its early years, from the end of the Russian Revolution to the end of World War II. Bringing together the newest research on a wide geographic range, from Russia to Central Asia, this volume is essential reading for students and scholars

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This collected volume, edited by Ron Suny and Terry Martin, shows how the Soviet state managed to create a multiethnic empire in its early years, from the end of the Russian Revolution to the end of World War II. Bringing together the newest research on a wide geographic range, from Russia to Central Asia, this volume is essential reading for students and scholars of Soviet history and politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195144239
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/05/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Introduction, Ronald Gregor Suny and Terry Martin
Part I: Empire and Nations
1. The Empire Strikes Out: Imperial Russia, "National" Identity, and Theories of Empire, Ronald Grigor Suny
2. An Affirmative Action Empire: The Soviet Union as the Highest Form of Imperialism, Terry Martin
Part II: The Revolutionary Conjuncture
3. Family, Fraternity, and Nation-Building in Russia, 1905-1925, Joshua Sanborn
4. To Count, to Extract, and to Exterminate: Population Statistics and Population Politics in Late Imperial and Soviet Russia, Peter Holquist
5. Nationalizing the Revolution in Central Asia: The Transformation of Jadidism, 1917-1920, Adeeb Khalid
Part III: Forging "Nations"
6. Local Politics and the Birth of the Republic of Bashkortostan, 1919-1920, Daniel E. Schafer
7. Nationalizing Backwardness: Gender, Empire, and Uzbek Identity, Douglas Northrop
Part IV: Stalinism and the Empire of Nations
8. The Forge of the Kazakh Proletariat? The Turksib, Nativization, and Industrialization during Stalin's First Five-Year Plan, Matt Payne
9. Nation-Building or Russification? Obligatory Russian Instruction in the Soviet Non-Russian School, 1938-1953, Peter A. Blitstein
10. "...It is Imperitive to Advance Russian Nationalism as the First Priority": Debates within the Stalinist Ideological Establishment, 1941-1945, Davd Brandenberger
Index

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