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Defining Self: Essays on emergent identities in Russia Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries. Compiled

By: Michael Branch

Price: $136.00

Publisher: Finland, Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2009

Seller ID: 116560

ISBN: 9522220337

Condition: New


The focus of Defining Self is on the identity building of minority groups in Russia during the past three to four centuries. The thirty-five essays describe extensively and illuminatingly the political, religious, cultural and linguistic factors on which the minority populations – Jews, Poles, Finns, Ukrainians, Livonians, Mari, Komi, Khanty, Chechens, Ingush, Ossetes, Samoyeds and other peoples of the far north – were beginning to shape identities of their own. This process raises numerous questions about relations within these minority groups, with other local groups and authorities, and... View more info