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Russia´s Steppe Frontier: The Making of a Colonial Empire, 1500-1800

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Description for Russia´s Steppe Frontier: The Making of a Colonial Empire, 1500-1800 Paperback. A comprehensive history of the transformation of Russia's southern steppes from border territories to Empire. Series: Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian & East European Studies. Num Pages: 304 pages, 16 b&w photos, 10 maps, 1 bibliog., 1 index. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; GTB; HBJD; HBLH; HBLL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 158 x 17. Weight in Grams: 470.

"Khodarkovsky provides a detailed chronological narrative of Russia's steppe relations, which conveys brilliantly the depth of Moscow's engagement in the world of steppe politics. . . . This is counterbalanced by insightful thematic discussion of the perennial issues involved. . . . Altogether, an excellent study of a vital dimension of Russia's historical evolution." —Slavonic and East European Review

". . . the first connected account of Moscow's assertion of military and political control over its steppe frontier. The book's scope is impressive, as it traces the transformation of a turbulent steppe frontier into an imperial borderland. . . . a ... Read more

Drawing on sources and archival materials in Russian and Turkic languages, Russia's Steppe Frontier presents a complex picture of the encounter between indigenous peoples and the Russians. An original and invaluable resource for understanding Russia's imperial experience.

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
Series
Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian & East European Studies
Number of Pages
304
Place of Publication
Bloomington, IN, United States
ISBN
9780253217707
SKU
V9780253217707
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About Michael Khodarkovsky
Michael Khodarkovsky is Associate Professor of History at Loyola University of Chicago. He is author of Where Two Worlds Met: The Russian State and the Kalmyk Nomads, 1600-1771 and co-editor (with Robert Geraci) of Of Religion and Empire: Missions, Conversion, and Tolerance in the Russian Empire.

Reviews for Russia´s Steppe Frontier: The Making of a Colonial Empire, 1500-1800
This innovative and fascinating book examines the relationship between Russia and its neighbors on the Eurasian steppe, which stretches from the northern Caucasus area into the Central Asian region of present-day Kazakhstan, from about 1500 to 1800. During these formative years, Russia's continual southern expansion into the borderlands helped transform it from a fragmented and weak frontier society into a ... Read more

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