Ab Imperio (2011), 3

Ab Imperio (2011), 3
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Time of the Second World: Imperial Revolutions and Counterrevolutions

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Kazan', Russland 2011: Selbstverlag des Herausgebers
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Ab Imperio. Studies of New Imperial History and Nationalism in the Post-Soviet Space
Russian Federation
Postanschrift: P.O. Box 157, Kazan' 420015. Tel./Fax: 7-8432-644-018
Alexander Kaplunovskiy

Dear friends and colleagues,

"Ab Imperio" editors are pleased to announce the release of the third issue of the journal in 2011. "Ab Imperio" is a bilingual (English Russian) international scholarly journal dedicated to the study of empire and nationalism in the post Soviet space. The third issue of the journal in 2011 is devoted to the exploration of "TIME OF THE SECOND WORLD: IMPERIAL REVOLUTIONS AND COUNTERREVOLUTIONS". The language of each publication (Russian or English) is indicated by a letter in brackets.

Table of contents


From the Editors (R&E)

Jürgen Osterhammel Transformation of the World: History of the Nineteenth Century. Chapters from the Book (R)

Interview with Jürgen Osterhammel (E)


Darius Staliūnas Territorializing Ethnicity in the Russian Empire? The Case of the Augustav/Suvalki Province (E)

Mayhill Fowler Yiddish Theater in Soviet Ukraine: Reevaluating Ukrainian–Jewish Relations in the Arts (E)

FORUM AI: Collapse of the USSR: Twenty Years Later

From the Editors The Breakup of the Soviet Union: the Centrality or Irrelevance of Political Event (E)

Sergei Abashin Nations and Postcolonialism in Central Asia, Twenty Years Later: Rethinking Categories of Analysis/Practice (R)

Pál Tamás The Soviet Breakup and Central Europe (E)

David McDonald 1991 and the History of Russian Gosudarstvennost’ (E)


Oleg Budnitskii 1945 and Russian Emigration: From the Correspondence of M. A. Aldanov, V. A. Maklakov, and Their Friends (R)

Documents (R)


Alaina Lemon Sensations to Superpowers (E)


Kirill Anisimov The “Library” Theme in the Prose of Ivan Bunin, in Light of the Problem of Empire and Nation (R)



Forum AI

Vera Tolz, Russia’s Own Orient: The Politics of Identity and Oriental Studies in the Late Imperial and Early Soviet Periods (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), 203 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-19-959444-3.

Mikhail Dolbilov On the Advantage of Having “One’s Own Orient” (R)

Sergei Glebov Postcolonial Empire? Russian Orientologists and the Politics of Knowledge in Late Imperial Russia (E)

Vladimir Bobrovnikov New Book by Vera Tolz: Comments of an Orientologist (R)

Vera Tolz Response to Reviewers (R)


Klassika i klassiki v socialnom i gumanitarnom znanii / Pod redakciei I. M. Savelyevoi, A. V. Poletaeva. Moskva: “Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie ”, 2009. 536 s. (=Nauchnaia biblioteka). ISBN: 978-5-86793-701-0.
Vladimir Sklokin (R)

Nathaniel Deutsch, The Jewish Dark Continent. Life and Death in the Russian Pale of Settlement (Cambridge, MA; London, England: Harvard University Press, 2011). 364 pp., ills. Index. ISBN: 978-0-674-04728-0.
Marina Mogilner (R)

Serii Ekelchik. Ukrainofili: svit ukrainskikh patriotiv drugoi poloviny ХІХ stolittia. Kiiv: КІS, 2010. 272 s. ISBN: 978-96-2141-68-9.
Aleksandr Osipian (R)

Natalia V. Venger. Mennonitskoe predprinimatelstvo v usloviiakh modernizacii Iuga Rossii: Mezhdu kongregaciei, klanom I rossiskim obshchestvom (1789–1920). Dnepropetrovsk: Izdatelstvo Dnepropetrovskogo nacionalnogo universiteta, 2009. 696 s.
ISBN: 978-966-551-286-8.
Sergei Zhuk (E)

Corinne Gaudin, Ruling Peasants. Village and State in Late Imperial Russia (DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2007). X, 271 pp., 13 tab. ISBN: 978-0-875-80370-8.
Wim van Meurs (E)

Thomas Ambrosio, Authoritarian Backlash: Russian Resistance to Democratization in the Former Soviet Union (Burlington: Ashgate, 2009). xiii+256 pp. Appendix, Bibliography, Index. ISBN: 978-0-7546-7350-7.
Ion Marandici (E)

Timofey Agarin, A Cat’s Lick: Democratisation and Minority Communities in the Post-Soviet Baltic (Amsterdam and New York: “Rodopi”, 2010). 397 pp. ISBN: 978-90-420-2989-7;
David J. Galbreath, Ainius Lašas, and Jeremy W. Lamoreaux, Continuity and Change in the Baltic Sea Region: Comparing Foreign Policies (Amsterdam and New York: “Rodopi”, 2008). 183 pp. ISBN: 978-90-420-2386-4.
Maksim Kirchanov (R)

Baikalskaia Sibir: Fragmenty sociokulturnoi karty. Almanakh-issledovanie / Pod red. M. Ia. Rozhanskogo. Irkutsk: Irkutskii gosudarstvennyi universitet, 2002. 245 s. ISBN: 5-7971-0128-9;
Baikalskaia Sibir: Predislovie XXI veka. Almanakh-issledovanie / Pod red. M. Ia. Rozhanskogo. Irkutsk: Irkutskii gosudarstvennyi universitet, 2007. 303 s. ISBN: 978-5-91344-044-0.
Krista Sigler (E)

A. M. Khazanov. Kochevniki i vneshnii mir. Sankt-Peterburg: Filologicheskii fakultet Sankt-Peterburgskogo universiteta, 2008. 512 s. (=Nomadica). 4-е izd., dop. ISBN-13: 978-5-8465-0632-9.
Nikita Khrapunov (R)

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