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By Thomas Barrett

At the sting of Empire examines the heritage of the Cossack frontier settlements within the North Caucasus through the eighteenth and 19th centuries. the categorical concentration is the Terek Cossacks, frontier settlers alongside the Terek river who turned servants of the Russian country, warriors, and sometimes squaddies for (and deserters from) the Russian imperial armies. Barrett reconsiders Cossack background with an eye fixed for its relation to the regulations and truth of pre-Soviet Russian imperialism. the wealthy historiography of the yank frontier informs this re-evaluation—the Cossack interplay with local peoples and the formation of a different frontier society heavily reflect the modern borderland settlements within the American West. yet Barrett offers Russian colonization as a fluid blending of cultures instead of a cut-and dried army conquest, because it has formerly been provided in ideology-laden histories of the Soviet Union. This opens up new ways that to contemplate the myths and perceptions of historical Russian nationalism and its relation to country formation and ethnic id within the Caucasus and post-Soviet Russia today.

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413–19 (18 August 1721). Prokopovich published a tract on intermarriage, O brakakh pravovernykh lits s inovernymi (St Petersburg, 1721). 52. N. B. Golikova, Politicheskie protsessy pri Petre I (Moscow, 1957), pp. 131–2. Examples from the late 1690s from the Preobrazhenskii prikaz. 53. E. Shmurlo, Petr Velikii v otsenke sovremennikov i potomstva (St Petersburg, 1912), primechaniia, p. 1. 54. Golikova, Politicheskie protsessy, pp. 160–1. 55. M. Semevskii, Slovo i delo, 1700–1725: Ocherki i rasskazy iz russkoi istorii XVIII veka (St Petersburg, 1884), p.

P. 109. John Perry, The State of Russia (1716) (London, 1967), p. 209. Perry was an ardent admirer of Peter and his efforts to reform the ‘Biggottry and Superstition’ of his people (p. 221). Just Juel, ‘Iz zapisok datskogo poslannika Iusta Iulia’, Russkii arkhiv (1892), p. 133. See D. Tsvetaev, Protestantstvo i protestanty v Rossii do epokhi preobrazovaniia (Moscow, 1890); A. S. Muliukin, Priezd inostrantsev v Moskovskoe Gosudarstvo (St Petersburg, 1909). See Maureen Perrie, Pretenders and Popular Monarchism in Early Modern Russia: The False Tsars of the Time of Troubles (Cambridge, 1995); S.

45 (Gulf Breeze, 1987), pp. 213–15. Quoted in Nikolay Andreyev, ‘Nikon and Avvakum on Icon-Painting’, Revue des Études Slaves, vol. 38 (1961), p. 40. Baron, ‘The Origins’, pp. 12–14, uses the Swede Johannes Rodes’ dispatches for this period (B. Kurts, ‘Sostoianie Rossii v 1650–1655’, Chteniia v imperatorskom obshchestve istorii i drevnostei rossiiskikh (1915), no. 2). The Travels of Olearius, p. 281. Baron, ‘The Origins’, p. 15. See K. V. Bazilevich, ‘Kollektivnye chelobyt′ia kupechestva i bor′ba za russkii rynok v pervoi polovine XVII veka’, Izvestiia Akademii Nauk SSSR: Otdelenie obshchestvennykh nauk, 1932, no.

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