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Orientalism and Empire: North Caucasus Mountain Peoples and the Georgian Frontier, 1845-1917 Austin Jersild

Orientalism and Empire: North Caucasus Mountain Peoples and the Georgian Frontier, 1845-1917

Austin Jersild

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ISBN : 9780773523289
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253 pages
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This text aims to sheds light on the little-studied Russian empire in the Caucasus by exploring the tension between national and imperial identities on the Russian frontier. Austin Jersild contributes to the growing literature on Russian orientalismMoreThis text aims to sheds light on the little-studied Russian empire in the Caucasus by exploring the tension between national and imperial identities on the Russian frontier. Austin Jersild contributes to the growing literature on Russian orientalism and the Russian encounter with Islam, and reminds us of the imperial background and its contribution to the formation of the 20th-century ethno-territorial Soviet state.