Journal Ab Imperio (2007), 1

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Journal Ab Imperio (2007), 1.
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THE DISCIPLINE OF HISTORY AND THE PUNISHMENT OF EMPIRE


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Russia and CIS: Dr. Ilya Gerasimov, Dr. Marina Mogilner, Kazan State University e-mails: office@abimperio.net, marina@abimperio.net USA and Canada: Dr. Serguei Glebov, Rutgers University e-mail: glebov@abimperio.net Western Europe: Dr. Alexander Kaplunovski, Giessen University e-mail: akaplunovski@abimperio.net Eastern Europe: Alexander Semyonov, Central European University e-mail: semyonov@abimperio.net Reviews and Bibliography Editor: Igor Martyniuk, Central European University e-mail: igor.martynyuk@abimperio.net
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Russia and CIS: Dr. Ilya Gerasimov, Dr. Marina Mogilner, Kazan State University e-mails: office@abimperio.net, marina@abimperio.net USA and Canada: Dr. Serguei Glebov, Rutgers University e-mail: glebov@abimperio.net Western Europe: Dr. Alexander Kaplunovski, Giessen University e-mail: akaplunovski@abimperio.net Eastern Europe: Alexander Semyonov, Central European University e-mail: semyonov@abimperio.net Reviews and Bibliography Editor: Igor Martyniuk, Central European University e-mail: igor.martynyuk@abimperio.net
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Dear Colleagues,
The editors of international bilingual Russian-English journal “Ab Imperio” are pleased to announce the publication of the first thematic issue in 2007. Materials of this issue written from different disciplinary perspectives (theory, history, sociology, political science, anthropology) address the theme of “THE DISCIPLINE OF HISTORY AND THE PUNISHMENT OF EMPIRE” (see below the Table of Contents). The language of each publication (Russian or English) is indicated by a letter in brackets.

For more information, please visit us at www.abimperio.net

THE DISCIPLINE OF HISTORY AND THE PUNISHMENT OF EMPIRE

I. METHODOLOGY AND THEORY

From the Editors (R&E)

Conversation between Andrzej Nowak and Roman Szproluk Was Poland an Empire? (R)

Questions of AI Editors to the Collocutors and Commentators (R)

Andriy Portnov Inventing Rzeczpospolita (R)

Roman Szproluk “The Polish Question:” An Afterthought and Comment (R)

Andrzej Nowak Postscriptum (R)

Alain Blum, France Guérin-Pace Polemics and Debates around the Introduction of Ethnic Categories into Statistics in France (R)

II. HISTORY

FORUM AI

ANTHROPOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE AND THE POLITICS OF DIFFERENCE
IN EMPIRE AND NATION

Andrew D. Evans A Liberal Paradigm? Race and Ideology in Late-Nineteenth-Century German Physical Anthropology (E)

Marius Turda Race, Politics and Nationalist Darwinism in Hungary, 1880-1918 (E)

Christian Marchetti Scientists with Guns: On the Ethnographic Exploration of the Balkans by Austrian-Hungarian Scientists before and during World War I (E)

Marina Mogilner Russian Physical Anthropology in Search of “Imperial Race”: Liberalism and Modern Scientific Imagination in the Imperial Situation (E)

Andre Gingrich Liberalism in Imperial Anthropology: Notes on an Implicit Paradigm in Continental European Anthropology before World War I (E)

III. ARCHIVE

Alla Zeide Creating a Space of Freedom: Mikhail Mikhailovich Karpovich and Studies of Russian History in the US (E)

Michael Karpovich Problems of Russian History and Historiography (E)

IV. SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, POLITICAL SCIENCE

FORUM AI
GENDER AND POST-SOVIET NATIONS

Elena Gapova Gender and Post-Soviet Nations: The Private as the Political (R)

Mary Hawkesworth Gender and the Public Sphere: A Genealogy from the West (E)

Tatiana Zhurzhenko Between Clan, Family, and Nation: Post-Soviet Masculinity / Femininity in “Color Revolutions” (R)

Olga Zubkovskaia Postcolonial Theory in the Post-Soviet Feminist Analysis: Dilemmas of Applicability (R)

Nona Shakhnazarian Gender Scenarios of Ethnic Conflicts: Narratives of the Karabakh War (R)

Alicja Kusiak-Brownstein Feminist Foremother for a Nation? Mapping the History of the Women’s Movement in Central, Eastern, and South-Eastern Europe (E)

V. NEWEST MYTHOLOGIES

Ilya Gerasimov The Burden of Lessons Mugged Up: Egor Gaidar and the Deconstruction of Empire (R)

VI. 1. HISTORIOGRAPHY

Stephen Velychenko Nationalizing and Denationalizing the Past. Ukraine and Russia in Comparative Context (E)

VI. 2. REVIEWS

Emily Johnson, How St. Petersburg Learned to Study Itself: The Russian Idea of Kraevedenie (University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2006). xiii+303 pp., ills. Selected Bibliography, Index. ISBN: 0-271-02872-6 (hardcover edition).
by Marina Loskutova (R)

Etnografija Peterburga – Leningrada. Tridcat' let izuchenija, 1974 – 2004 / Sost. i otv. redaktor N. V. Juhnjova. Sankt-Peterburg: MAE RAN, 2004. 402 S. (=KUNSTKAMERA PETROPOLI-TANA). ISBN: 5-88431-109-5.
by Elena Nosenko (R)

Jennifer Pitts, A Turn to Empire: The Rise of Imperial Liberalism in Britain and France (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005). 392 pp. Bibliography, Index. ISBN: 0-691-11558-3.
ba Marianna Muravjeva (R)

Nicholas B. Breyfogle, Heretics and Colonizers: Forging Russia’s Empire in the South Caucasus (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2005). 376 pp., ill. Maps, Index. ISBN: 0-8014-4242-7.
Michael Kemper, Herrschaft, Recht und Islam in Daghestan. Von den Khanaten und Gemeindebünden zum ğihād-Staat (Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag, 2005). 480 S., 2 maps. (=Caucasian Studies; Vol. 7). ISBN: 3-89500-414-6.
by Wim van Meurs (E)

Mathijs Pelkmans, Defending the Border: Identity, Religion, and Modernity in the Republic of Georgia. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2006). xvi+240 pp. Appendix, Glossary, Maps, Tables, Photographs, Bibliography, Index. ISBN: 0-8014-7330-2 (paperback edition).
by Stephen Jones (E)

Roshanna P. Sylvester, Tales of Old Odessa: Crime and Civility in a City of Thieves (DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2005). x+244 pp. Notes, Maps, Photographs, Bibliography, Index. ISBN: 978-0-87580-346-3.
by Andrew Gentes (E)

M. Elenevskaja, L. Fialkova. Russkaja ulica v evrejskoj strane: Issledovanie fol'klora emigrantov 1990-h v Izraile. Moskva: Institut etnologii i antropologii RAN, 2005. Ch. 1. 353 s.; Ch. 2. 243 s., ill. Prilozhenija, Bibliografija. ISBN: 5-201-00887-9.
by Olga Gershenson (E)

Gabriella Safran and Steven J. Zipperstein (Eds.), The Worlds of S. An-sky: A Russian Jewish Intellectual at the Turn of the Century (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006). 576 pp., ill. Map, Bibliography, Index. ISBN: 0-8047-4527-7 (hardcover edition).
by Aleksandr Lokshin (R)

Steven M. Miner, Stalin’s Holy War: Religion, Nationalism, and Alliance Politics, 1941 – 1945 (Chapel Hill and London: The University of North Carolina Press, 2003). 432 pp., ill. Maps, Bibliography, Index. ISBN: 0-8078-2736-3.
by Pavel Krylov (R)

Kees Boterbloem, The Life and Times of Andrei Zhdanov, 1896 – 1948 (Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004). xxiv+593 pp. Bibliography, Index. ISBN: 0-7735-2666-8 (hardcover edition).
by Ilia Kuksin (R)

Egle Rindzeviciute (Ed.), Contemporary Change in Ukraine (Huddinge: Baltic and East European Graduate School, 2006). 117 pp. (=Baltic and East European Studies; No. 5). ISBN: 91-85139-05-X;
Egle Rindzeviciute (Ed.), Contemporary Change in Kaliningrad. A Window to Europe? (Huddinge: Baltic and East European Graduate School, 2006). 107 pp. (=Baltic and East European Studies; No. 6). ISBN: 91-85139-06-8.
by Aleksandr Androshchuk (R)

Mark Bassin, Imperial Visions: Nationalist Imagination and Geographical Expansion in the Russian Far East, 1840–1865 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006). xvi+330 pp. ISBN: 978-0-521-02674-1 (paperback edition).
by Emilian Kavalski (E)

Derek Fewster, Visions of Past Glory: Nationalism and the Construction of Early Finnish History (Helsinki: Finnish Literature Society / Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, 2006). 555 pp., ill. (=Studia Finnica). ISBN: 951-746-787-7.
by Maksim Kirchanov (R)

List of Contributors
Ab Imperio – 2006
Letter to the Editors
Ab Imperio – 2007

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