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Russian Identities

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780195348149

The book focuses on a previous period of potential conflict in Crimea in the mids rather than today, but it provides a basis for understanding current events, in particular the complex historical legacies, cultural identities, and political claims tied to the region. When Sergius of Radonezh founded a monastery near Moscow, his example spawned a movement of monastic foundations throughout Russia. Within three decades of his death in , Sergius was recognized as a saint, and by many considered him the intercessor for the Russian land who freed its people from Mongol by: 6.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages: illustrations, map ; 25 cm: Contents: The irreparable church schism: Russian Orthodox identity and its historical encounter with Catholicism / Barbara Skinner --Imitation of life: a Russian guest in the Polish regimental family / Beth Holmgren - . Laitin concludes that the "Russian-speaking population" is a new category of identity in the post-Soviet world. This conglomerate identity of those who share a language is analogous, Laitin suggests, to such designations as "Palestinian" in the Middle East and "Hispanic" in .

I liked this book, but I didn't love it, that's why I gave it a stars. The story was good, well written, just really nothing to original, I'm confused why the name of the book is "My Russian" when the russian guy had a very minimal part in the book. She didn't really develope that part of the story very well/5. Since the late s, the Soviet Union, through its GRU, OGPU and NKVD intelligence services, used Russian and foreign-born nationals as well as Communist, and people of American origin to perform espionage activities in the United States. These various espionage networks had contact with various U.S. government agencies, transmitting to Moscow information that would have .


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Russian Identities Download PDF EPUB FB2

Russian Identities: A Historical Survey. This book investigates the question of Russian identity, looking at changes and continues over a huge territory, many centuries, and a variety of political, social, and economic structures/5(2).

The book explores how identities are formed and rethought in contemporary Russia, and outlines the nature of particular regional identities, from Siberia and the Urals to southern Russia, from the Russian heartland to the non-Russian republics.

The question of national identity has long been a vexed one in Russia, and is particularly pertinent in the post-Soviet period. For a thousand years these questions have been central to the work of Russian writers, artists, musicians, film-makers, critics, politicians and philosophers.

Since the Soviet Union collapsed inquestions of identity have dominated the culture not only of Russia, but of all the countries of the former Soviet bloc.

This timely collection examines the ways in which cultural activities such as fiction, Russian Identities book, cinema, architecture and exhibitions have addressed these questions and also describes other cultural flashpoints, from attitudes to.

SOVIET AND POST-SOVIET IDENTITIES Since the Soviet Union collapsed inquestions of identity have co-edited book, Space, Place and Power in Modern Russia: Essays in the New Spatial History, came out in Nationalisms in Central Asia: In Search of Identity (, in Russian).

Economists and political scientists wrestle with the challenges faced by Russian officials and public alike in adapting to a market economy and democracy, including the fragility of property rights and elections still rooted in old institutional structures.

This book examines the reforms of health and welfare, and the hierarchy of privilege and access, and consider how Putin's statist. 'This is an insightful and informative volume, which provides a wealth of original information in relation to Soviet and post-Soviet identities.

The links made between the past and present are particularly valuable, showing the ways in which the past is embedded in, and central for, understanding what is happening in the present. Nicholas V. Riasanovsky has been dubbed America's “Mr.

Russian History” owing to the popularity of his textbook, A History of Russia, first published in His new book is essentially a compendium of the interpretive views offered in the textbook as well as in his other publications, particularly The Image of Peter the Great in Russian History and Thought ().Author: James Cracraft.

This book is one of a two-part collection of original essays on the cultural history of Russia from the outbreak of the First World War in to the establishment of the Soviet Union in The chapters in both parts of Russian Culture in War and Revolution represent the work of an international group of scholars.

With the ascendance of these titular nationality groups, Russian-speakers living in the post-Soviet republics face a radical crisis of identity. That crisis is at the heart of David D.

Laitin's book. Laitin portrays these Russian-speakers as a Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, nationality groups have claimed sovereignty in the new /5. Russian identities: a historical survey. [Nicholas V Riasanovsky] -- "In this new book, Nicholas Riasanovsky, one of the foremost Russian historians, applies a lifetime of study to answer a question that has puzzled historians, politicians, and nationalists for.

This book maps changing definitions of statehood in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus as a result of their exclusion from an expanding Europe. The authors examine the perceptions of the place of each state in the international political system and its Pages: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages ; 25 cm.

Contents: Part I: Framing Russia's Regions --The Six Waves of Russian Regionalism in European Context, --Provinces, Regions, Circles, Grids: How Literature Has Shaped Russian Geographical Identity --Part II: Rethinking European Russian Identities --Militarized.

The spy named Gideon: New book tells story of Russian 'illegal' sent to Canada and betrayed They had taken over the identities. Top Identities. Aristotle Asimov Augustine Austen Bach Balzac Beethoven Bloom Brahms Bush Cervantes Saavedra Charles I Chaucer Chopin Christie Cicero Clinton Columbus Conrad Dante Alighieri Debussy Dickens Disney Dostoyevsky Doyle Dumas Dvořák Eliot Faulkner Fielding Franklin Freud Goethe Grimm Handel Hardy Hawthorne Haydn Hegel Hemingway.

From the royal pew of Ivan the Terrible, to Catherine the Great's use of landscape, to the struggles between the Orthodox Church and preservationists in post-Soviet Yaroslavl--across five centuries of Russian history, Russian leaders have used architecture to project unity, identity, and power.

Church architecture has inspired national cohesion and justified political control. Sage House East State Street Ithaca, NY Email Us. All the books where one (or both) main character is keeping his/her's identity secret or the other just thinks she/he is someone else.

Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, nationality groups have claimed sovereignty in the new republics bearing their names.

With the ascendance of these titular nationality groups, Russian speakers living in the post-Soviet republics face a radical crisis of identity.

That crisis is at the heart of David D. Laitin's keenly awaited book.3/5(3). The history of ideas has played a central role in Russia's political and social history. Understanding its intellectual tradition and the way the intelligentsia have shaped the nation is crucial to understanding the Russia of today.

This history examines important intellectual and cultural currents. How were the identities of the Russian people and the Russian soul configured and altered by actors in St. Petersburg and Moscow?

Using the dramatic events of nineteenth-century Russian history as a backdrop, Catherine Schuler answers these questions by revealing the intricate links among national modernization, identity, and theatre.COVID Resources.

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .Book Description.

This book examines the relationship between national identity construction and current foreign policy discourses on Russia in selected European Union member states in It shows that divergent national discourses on Russia derive from the different ways in which the country was constructed in national identity.