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The Cossack Myth

Author : Serhii Plokhy
ISBN : 9781107022102
Genre : History
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The fascinating story of The History of the Rus', one of the most influential historical texts of the modern era.

The Bolshevik Appropriation Of The Cossack Myth

Author : Daniel Aaron Borses
ISBN : OCLC:45408586
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The Cossack Hero In Russian Literature

Author : Judith Deutsch Kornblatt
ISBN : IND:30000037314337
Genre : Social Science
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This is the first book to study the development of the Cossack hero and to identify him as part of Russian cultural mythology. Kornblatt explores the power of the myth as a literary image, providing new and challenging readings of Pushkin, Gogol, Tolstoi, and a host of other writers.

Russian Subjects

Author : Monika Greenleaf
ISBN : 0810115255
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This collection of essays resituates poetic works by Derzhavin, Krylov, Batisushkov, Pushkin, Girboedov, Lermontov, Baratynsky and Pavlova, within the force fields of contradicoty cultural pressures, as are the once best-selling prose narratives of Narezhnyi, Karamzin, Viazemsky and others.

The Legacy Of History In Russia And The New States Of Eurasia

Author : S. Frederick Starr
ISBN : UOM:39015034264906
Genre : History
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This ambitious ten-volume series develops a comprehensive analysis of the evolving world role of the post-Soviet successor states. Each volume considers a different factor influencing the relationship between internal politics and international relations in Russia and the western and southern tiers of newly independent states. The contributors were chosen not only for their recognized expertise but also to ensure a stimulating diversity of perspectives and a dynamic mix of approaches.

Men Without Women

Author : Eliot Borenstein
ISBN : WISC:89099870446
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Selected Proceedings Of The Kentucky Foreign Language Conferences Slavic Section

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ISBN : IND:30000010053449
Genre : Slavic philology
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The Baron S Cloak

Author : Willard Sunderland
ISBN : 9780801471063
Genre : History
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Baron Roman Fedorovich von Ungern-Sternberg (1885–1921) was a Baltic German aristocrat and tsarist military officer who fought against the Bolsheviks in Eastern Siberia during the Russian Civil War. From there he established himself as the de facto warlord of Outer Mongolia, the base for a fantastical plan to restore the Russian and Chinese empires, which then ended with his capture and execution by the Red Army as the war drew to a close. In The Baron’s Cloak, Willard Sunderland tells the epic story of the Russian Empire’s final decades through the arc of the Baron’s life, which spanned the vast reaches of Eurasia. Tracking Ungern’s movements, he transits through the Empire’s multinational borderlands, where the country bumped up against three other doomed empires, the Habsburg, Ottoman, and Qing, and where the violence unleashed by war, revolution, and imperial collapse was particularly vicious. In compulsively readable prose that draws on wide-ranging research in multiple languages, Sunderland recreates Ungern’s far-flung life and uses it to tell a compelling and original tale of imperial success and failure in a momentous time. Sunderland visited the many sites that shaped Ungern’s experience, from Austria and Estonia to Mongolia and China, and these travels help give the book its arresting geographical feel. In the early chapters, where direct evidence of Ungern’s activities is sparse, he evokes peoples and places as Ungern would have experienced them, carefully tracing the accumulation of influences that ultimately came together to propel the better documented, more notorious phase of his career Recurring throughout Sunderland’s magisterial account is a specific artifact: the Baron’s cloak, an essential part of the cross-cultural uniform Ungern chose for himself by the time of his Mongolian campaign: an orangey-gold Mongolian kaftan embroidered in the Khalkha fashion yet outfitted with tsarist-style epaulettes on the shoulders. Like his cloak, Ungern was an imperial product. He lived across the Russian Empire, combined its contrasting cultures, fought its wars, and was molded by its greatest institutions and most volatile frontiers. By the time of his trial and execution mere months before the decree that created the USSR, he had become a profoundly contradictory figure, reflecting both the empire’s potential as a multinational society and its ultimately irresolvable limitations.

Canadian Review Of Studies In Nationalism

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ISBN : UOM:39015073050547
Genre : Nationalism
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Leo Tolstoy

Author : David R. Egan
ISBN : 0810854112
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In this quarter-century update of Leo Tolstoy: An Annotated Bibliography of English Language Sources to 1978, authors David and Melinda Egan list the more than 1,200 books, essays, articles and doctoral dissertations written about the great Russian author from 1978 to 2003. The book provides a comprehensive list of English language studies of Tolstoy's life, art, thought and influence, by addressing his novels, the major components of his non-literary life, and his legacy to the world.

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