Ab Imperio (2006), 2

Ab Imperio (2006), 2
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Conversations about Motherland: Individual and Collective Experiences of “Homeland”

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Ab Imperio. Studies of New Imperial History and Nationalism in the Post-Soviet Space
Russian Federation
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Alexander kaplunovskiy

Dear friends and colleagues,

Ab Imperio editors would like to remind you that the second issue of AI in 2006 should have reached your university library by now. Ab Imperio is a bilingual (English-Russian) journal dedicated to the study of nationalism, nationalities and empire in the post-Soviet realm. Materials of this issue written from different disciplinary perspectives (theory, history, sociology, political science, anthropology) address the theme of "CONVERSATIONS ABOUT MOTHERLAND: INDIVIDUAL AND COLLECTIVE EXPERIENCES OF “HOMELAND”" (see below the Table of Contents), within the annual program on “ANTHROPOLOGICAL REFLECTIONS ON LANGUAGES OF SELF DESCRIPTION OF EMPIRE AND NATION”. The language of each publication (Russian or English) is indicated by a letter in brackets.
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Table of contents

I. Methodology a& Theory

From the Editors “Conversations about Motherland:” in Search of the Chronotope of Empire and Nation (R, E)

Ann Laura Stoler and Carole McGranahan Refiguring Imperial Terrains (E)

Rogers Brubaker In the Name of the Nation: Reflections on Nationalism and Patriotism (R)

II. History

Christian Noack From Ancestry to Territory: Spatial Dimensions of Muslim Identity in Imperial Russia (E)

Walter Sperling Building a Railway, Creating Imperial Space: “Locality,” “Region,” “Russia,” “Empire” as Political Arguments in Post-Reform Russia (R)

Bradley D. Woodworth Patterns of Civil Society in a Modernizing Multiethnic City: a German Town in the Russian Empire Becomes Estonian (E)

Kelly O’Neill Constructing Russian Identity in the Imperial Borderland: Architecture, Islam, and the Transformation of the Crimean Landscape (E)

Monica Rüthers Soviet Homeland as the Space of Urban Architecture (R)

IV. Sociology, Ethnology, Political Science

Petr Meylakhs, Paying Due to the Motherland: an Ethno-Symbolic Analysis of the Case of the Meschetian Turks from Central Russia (R)

V. ABC: Empire & Nationalism Studies

Sergei Rumiantsev, Il’gam Abbasov From Whom Does the Motherland Begin? The Paradoxes of National Identity Formation through Appropriation of an “Extraterritorial” National Hero (R)

VI. Newest Mythologies

Alexander Filiushkin, “Rodina” on Motherland: Thoughts of a Special Correspondent (R)

VII. Book Reviews

Nikita Khrapunov
Brian Glyn Williams, The Crimean Tatars: The Diaspora Experience and the Forging of a Nation (Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, 2001). 488 pp. (=Brill’s Inner Asian Library. Vol. 2). ISBN: 9-00412-122-6. (R)

Andrew Wilson
Andrej V. Malgin. Ukraina: Sobornost i Regionalism. Simferopol: “Sonat”, 2005. 280 S. Karty, Ukasatel imen, Ukasatel geograficheskikh nasvanij. ISBN: 966-8111-45-1. (E)

Daniel Prior
Adrienne Lynn Edgar, Tribal Nation: The Making of Soviet Turkmenistan (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004). 296 pp., ill. Bibliography, Index. ISBN: 0-691-11775-6. (E)

Ludmila Novikova
Joshua A. Sanborn, Drafting the Russian Nation: Military Conscription, Total War, and Mass Politics, 1905 – 1925 (DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2003). x+278pp. Notes. Bibliography. Index. ISBN: 0-87580-306-7. (R)

Natalia Sureva
John R. Staples, Cross-Cultural Encounters on the Ukrainian Steppe: Settling the Molochna Basin, 1783 – 1861 (Toronto and London: University of Toronto Press, 2003). 256 pp. Maps, Tables, Index. ISBN: 0-8020-3724-0. (R)

Anastasia Zolotova
Lora Engelstajn. Skopcy I Carstvo Nebesnoe: Skopicheskij putk iskupleniju / Avtoris. perevod s anglijskogo V. Mikhajlina, pri uchastii E. Filippovoj i E. Levintovoj. Moskva: Novoe Literaturnoe Obosrenie, 2002 (= Serija Historia Rossica). 336 S., Ill. ISBN: 5-867 (R)

Maria Krisan’
Joshua D. Zimmerman, Poles, Jews, and the Politics of Nationality: The Bund and the Polish Socialist Party in Late Tsarist Russia, 1892 – 1914 (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2004). 360 pp. ISBN: 0-299-19460-4. (R)

Ekaterina Boltunova
Anne C. Odom, What Became of Peter’s Dream? Court Culture in the Reign of Nicholas II (Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2003). 112 pp., 41 ill. Index. ISBN: 1-928825-03-6. (R)

Marina Shabasova
Hilary Appel, A New Capitalist Order: Privatization and Ideology in Russia and Eastern Europe (Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2004). 248 pp. Index. ISBN: 0-8229-5855-4.
Andrea Chandler, Shocking Mother Russia: Democratization, Social Rights, and Pension Reform in Russia, 1990-2001 (Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 2004). 246 pp., ill. Index. ISBN: 0-8020-8930-5. (R)

Najam Abbas
Osamu Ieda (Ed.), Transformation and Diversification of Rural Societies in Eastern Europe and Russia (Sapporo: Slavic Research Centre, Hokkaido University, 2002). ix+344 pp. ISBN: 4-938637-25-1. (E)

Irina Roldugina
E. V. Kordin. “Garvardskij projekt”. Moskva: “ROSSPEN”, 2003. 208 S. ISBN: 5-8243-0385-1 (R).

Alex Marshall
Pavel Poljan. Ne po svoej vole... Istorija i geografija prinuditelnykh migracij v SSSR. Moskva: “OGI”, “Memorial”, 2001. 326 S. ISBN: 5-94282-007-4. (E)

Walter Sperling
I. A. Simonova. Fedor Chizhov. Moskva: “Molodaya Gvardiya”, 2002 (=Zhisn samechatelnykh liudei: Serija biografij. Vypusk 805). 335 S., Ill. ISBN: 5-235-02478-6. (R)

Lilia Krudu
Grigore Eremej. Nebidimoe lico vlasti. Kishineu: “Litera”, 2005. 760 S. ISBN: 9975-74-901-1. (R)

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