Languages of the Lash: Corporal Punishment and Identity in Imperial Russia




Languages Of The Lash

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : Abby M. Schrader | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0875802893
ISBN 13 : 9780875802893

Lashings, branding irons, and harsh treatment in labor camps all come to mind when one thinks of Russian methods of punishment. Analyzing the "languages of the lash"--the official ..


The House Of The Dead

Pub Date : 2017-01-03 | Author : Daniel Beer | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307958914
ISBN 13 : 0307958914

Winner of the Cundill History Prize The House of the Dead tells the incredible hundred-year-long story of “the vast prison without a roof” that was Russia’s Siberian penal co..


The Russian Empire 1450 1801

Pub Date : 2017-01-19 | Author : Nancy Shields Kollmann | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199280513
ISBN 13 : 0199280517

Modern Russian identity and historical experience has been largely shaped by Russia's imperial past: an empire that was founded in the early modern era and endures in large part to..


Orthodox Christianity In Imperial Russia

Pub Date : 2014-09-03 | Author : Heather J. Coleman | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780253013187
ISBN 13 : 0253013186

From sermons and clerical reports to personal stories of faith, this book of translated primary documents reveals the lived experience of Orthodox Christianity in 19th- and early 2..



States Of Obligation

Pub Date : 2014-09-24 | Author : Yanni Kotsonis | Publisher : University of Toronto Press

ISBN 10 : 9781442696334
ISBN 13 : 1442696338

Beginning in the 1860s, the Russian Empire replaced a poll tax system that originated with Peter the Great with a modern system of income and excise taxes. Russia began a transform..



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