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A State of Nations : Empire and Nation-Making in the Age of Lenin and Stalin - Ronald Grigor Suny

A State of Nations

Empire and Nation-Making in the Age of Lenin and Stalin

By: Ronald Grigor Suny (Editor), Terry Martin (Editor)

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Published: 1st November 2001
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This collected volume, edited by Ron Suny and Terry Martin, shows how the Soviet state managed to create a multiethnic empire in its early years, from the end of the Russian Revolution to the end of World War II. Bringing together the newest research on a wide geographic range, from Russia to Central Asia, this volume is essential reading for students and scholars of Soviet history and politics.

A State of Nations gives a very useful overview of the actual situation of American studies on empire and nation-making from the late tsarist empire to the end of the Stalin era. * Journal of Modern History *

Contributors Ronald Grigor Suny and Terry Martin: Introduction Part 1: Empire and Nations 1: Ronald Grigor Suny: The Empire Strikes Out: Imperial Russia, "National" Identity, and Theories of Empire 2: Terry Martin: An Affirmative Action Empire: The Soviet Union as the Highest Form of Imperalism Part II: The Revolutionary Conjuncture 3: Joshua Sanborn: Family, Fraternity, and Nation-Building in Russia, 1905-1925 4: Peter Holquist: To Count, to Extract, and to Exterminate: Population Statistics and Population Politics in Late Imperial and Soviet Russia 5: Adeeb Khalid: Nationalizing the Revolution in Central Asia: The Transformation of Jadidism, 1917-1920 Part III: Forging "Nations" 6: Daniel E. Schafer: Local Politics and the Birth of the Republic of Bashkortostan, 1919-1920 7: Douglas Northrop: Nationalizing Backwardness: Gender, Empire, and Uzbek Identity Part IV: Stalinism and the Empire of Nations 8: Matt Payne: The Forge of the Kazakh Proletariat? The Turksib, Nativization, and Industrialization during Stalin's First Five-Year Plan 9: Peter A. Blitstein: Nation-Building or Russification? Obligatory Russian Instruction in the Soviet Non-Russian School, 1938-1953 10: David Brandenberger: "...It Is Imperative to Advance Russian Nationalism as the First Priority": Debates within the Stalinist Ideological Establishment, 1941-1945 Index

ISBN: 9780195144222
ISBN-10: 0195144228
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st November 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.63