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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 | Author : Daniel Beer | Publisher : Knopf

ISBN 10 : 9780307958907
ISBN 13 : 0307958906

"The House of the Dead is a history of Siberia with a focus on the last four tsars (1801-1917). Daniel Beer explores the massive penal colony that became an incubator for the radic..



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..


Suicide And The Body Politic In Imperial Russia

Pub Date : 2007-01-04 | Author : Susan K. Morrissey | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 1139460811
ISBN 13 : 9781139460811

In early twentieth-century Russia, suicide became a public act and a social phenomenon of exceptional scale, a disquieting emblem of Russia's encounter with modernity. This 2007 bo..


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..



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