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Roads versus Rivers

Two Systems of Spatial Structuring in Northern Russia and Their Effects on Local Inhabitants

Kirill V. Istomin

behavior; 2) how culture plays a role in selecting which class of elements structures spatial perception, thus causing differences in perception between individuals and groups; and 3) how these differences lead to certain social and even political

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Gender and Empire

The Imprisonment of Women in Eighteenth-Century Siberia

Gwyn Bourlakov

broadly in the historical literature. 9 Exile to Siberia was not merely a space for peasants behaving badly, or a space for social and geographic control of the state over the mobility of the lower classes. In the eighteenth-century, Siberia was also a

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Sergey Glebov

the manifestos of the Changing Landmarks ideology, the notion that the former classes had to reconsider their position and cooperate with the Bolsheviks as the rulers of national Russia. The image of an elegant, well-spoken imperial officer became

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Dmitry V. Arzyutov and Sergei A. Kan

that time the order of differentiation was established according to ethnic characteristic, which happened to be related, especially during the first censuses, to the class divisions of the empire. For instance, Juliette Cadiot (2007: 63–90 ) writes

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Francesc Bellaubi

, and between social classes. While formulating the geoethical dilemma of Lake Turgoyak and during the informal meetings, people expressed a strong sense of Russian self-consciousness identity as, somehow, a kind of nostalgia inherited from the Soviet

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Sensory Perception of Rock Art in East Siberia and the Far East

Soviet Archeological “Discoveries” and Indigenous Evenkis

Donatas Brandišauskas

dramatic expressions of societies that were already divided into classes (ibid.). Later, according to visual analysis of distinctive painting styles and meanings of the rock art images, also were discerned different typologies of paintings that represented

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Ivory Carving in Yakutia

National Identity and Processes of Acculturation

Zinaida I. Ivanova-Unarova and Liubov R. Alekseeva

. Through practical classes students began to master the experience of the previous generation of bone carvers, to create compositions of both the everyday and folkloric genres, to reveal the texture of the material, and to study the ornaments and patterns

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Drawing Stereotypes

Europe and East Asia in Russian Political Caricature, 1900–1905

Zachary Hoffman

classes in the countryside and cities. 12 Satirical magazines and journals peddled exaggerated and humorous caricatures of Japanese, Chinese, and Korean peoples and their governments. 13 The major newspapers in St. Petersburg and Moscow were no exception

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Natalya Khokholova

the demarginalization of their families. Their families may be middle class by some accounts but are also identified as dysfunctional by a majority of sources. Karina Chikitova Karina's story resonated throughout Yakutia and beyond in 2016. It

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Zoia Tarasova

physical training classes that focus on mix-fighting. The club leader believes that the ancestors of Sakha were a caste of warriors ( voiny ) of Genghis Khan called Uraankhay . He seeks to revive the courage of these ancestor warriors in the club members