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In the 'wild countries' of Central Asia : ethnography, science, and empire in Imperial Russia / Scott Bailey.

Author/Creator:
Bailey, Scott, 1974- author.
Publication:
Washington, DC : Academica Press, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 284 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Imperialism and science -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Imperialism and science -- Asia, Central -- History -- 19th century.
Scientific expeditions -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Scientific expeditions -- Asia, Central -- History -- 19th century.
Russians -- Asia, Central -- History -- 19th century.
Colonies.
Colonization.
Imperialism and science.
Intellectual life.
International relations.
Politics and government.
Russians.
Scientific expeditions.
Russkoe geograficheskoe obshchestvo (1845-1850)
Imperatorskoe russkoe geograficheskoe obshchestvo.
Imperatorskoe russkoe geograficheskoe obshchestvo.
Russkoe geograficheskoe obshchestvo (1845-1850)
Russia -- Relations -- Asia, Central.
Asia, Central -- Relations -- Russia.
Russia -- Colonies -- Asia.
Asia, Central -- Colonization.
Russia -- Intellectual life -- 1801-1917.
Russia -- Politics and government -- 1801-1917.
Asia.
Central Asia.
Russia (Federation)
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
"This is a study of Oriental studies in Imperial Russia and Russian concepts of Empire"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Connecting science and colonialism/imperialism
Mobility as a tool of imperial states and the Russian case
Cross-cultural encounters and the transformation of Central Asian nationalism
The imperial gaze : Petr Semonov as prototype of Eurasian scholar-traveler
Nikolai Przheval'skii and extension of Russian-Central Asian space
Russia in the North Pacific
The scaling of colonial activity
Conclusion: Russia's Central Eurasian expeditions in world historical context.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781680530872
1680530879
OCLC:
1091844992
Publisher Number:
99981672612
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