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Published: 08 April 2011

224 Pages | 7 black and white photographs

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199594443

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Russia's Own Orient

The Politics of Identity and Oriental Studies in the Late Imperial and Early Soviet Periods

Vera Tolz

Oxford Studies in Modern European History

  • Examines the scholars who anticipated Edward Said and post-colonial scholarship by half a century
  • Places the Russian case in the context of wider political and cultural developments in Europe
  • An original work of scholarship based on extensive research, especially in archives and contemporary journals