An Empire of Others: Creating Ethnographic Knowledge in Imperial Russia and…



The essays in this book address fields into which ethnographic knowledge poured – military, mission, history, anthropology, and literature. It broadens our understanding of knowledge formats – pictures, maps, atlases, plays, tape recordings, lectures, films, posters, museums, and exhibitions, exerting a powerful influence on imperial identities. According to the authors, it is place, space, territories and boundaries ethnographic knowledge was superseded by imperial discourse: defining…



An Empire Of Others

Pub Date : 2014-03-20 | Author : Roland Cvetkovski | Publisher : Central European University Press

ISBN 10 : 9786155225765
ISBN 13 : 6155225761

Ethnographers helped to perceive, to understand and also to shape imperial as well as Soviet Russia?s cultural diversity. This volume focuses on the contexts in which ethnographic ..


Key Debates In Anthropology

Pub Date : 2003-12-16 | Author : Tim Ingold | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134748839
ISBN 13 : 1134748833

Every year, leading social anthropologists meet to debate a motion at the heart of current theoretical developments in their subject and this book includes the first six of these d..


Fraternal Capital

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Sharad Chari | Publisher : Stanford University Press

ISBN 10 : 080474873X
ISBN 13 : 9780804748735

A richly textured ethnography about knitwear manufacturers in South India that explains how peasant-workers have refined notions of place, gender, and class to create a local indus..


Readings In Ancient Greek Philosophy

Pub Date : 2016-09-06 | Author : S. Marc Cohen | Publisher : Hackett Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781624665349
ISBN 13 : 1624665349

Soon after its publication, Readings in Ancient Greek Philosophy was hailed as the favorite to become "the 'standard' text for survey courses in ancient philosophy."* More than twe..


The Gumilev Mystique

Pub Date : 2016-02-04 | Author : Mark Bassin | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781501703393
ISBN 13 : 1501703390

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the legacy of the historian, ethnographer, and geographer Lev Nikolaevich Gumilev (1912–1992) has attracted extraordinary interest in Russ..


Teaching Strategies For Ethnic Studies

Pub Date : 1991 | Author : James A. Banks | Publisher : Allyn & Bacon

ISBN 10 : 0205127568
ISBN 13 : 9780205127566

Divided into five parts, the Seventh Edition emphasizes that the main goal of the multicultural curriculum should be to help readers develop the ability to make reflective decision..


Faberg

Pub Date : 1994-03-01 | Author : Géza von Habsburg | Publisher : Harry N Abrams Inc

ISBN 10 : 0810933209
ISBN 13 : 9780810933200

This splendidly illustrated volume is the catalog of the most comprehensive exhibition of Faberge eggs, jewelry, and art objects ever assembled. Including dozens of fabulous items ..


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