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- University of California Press 2007; US$ 19.96 US$ 15.97
This is an insightful, highly original ethnographic interpretation of the hunting life of the Yukaghirs, a little-known group of indigenous people in the Upper Kolyma region of northeastern Siberia. Basing his study on firsthand experience with Yukaghir hunters, Rane Willerslev focuses on the practical implications of living in a "hall-of-mirrors"... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 36.59
Ethnizität und Migration gehören mittlerweile zu den Grundthemen der Soziologie. Vor dem Hintergrund einer genuin wissenssoziologischen Perspektive diskutieren die Autorinnen und Autoren des Bandes die Verbreitung von Ethnizität als soziologisches Konzept sowie dessen Verwendungsmöglichkeiten im Kontext von Migration. Dabei wird Ethnizität als gleichermaßen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
The collapse of the Soviet empire in 1991 removed a decades-long system of successful control of potential ethnic and regional conflict . The result was the eruption of numerous conflicts over state-building, some of which degenerated into violence and some of which were resolved or prevented by strategies of accommodation. This volume explores the... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 31.99
In this thoroughly revised edition of a modern classic, The Jews of Khazaria explores many exciting new discoveries about the Khazars' religious life, economy, military, government, and culture. It builds upon new studies of the Khazars, evaluating and incorporating recent theories, along with new documentary and archaeological findings. The book gives... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 186.00
This book tells the dramatic story of the unexpected disintegration of the Soviet Union. The author draws on a wide range of sources to illustrate the growth of national awareness among the many subject peoples, partly promoted by the actions of the communists themselves. He concludes that, the efforts of Mikhail Gorbachev to reform the state he initially... more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 129.99 US$ 111.79
The dramatic events of the twentieth century have often led to the mass migration of intellectuals, professionals, writers, and artists. One of the first of these migrations occurred in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution, when more than a million Russians were forced into exile. With this book, Marc Raeff, one of the world's leading historians... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 182.00
The Khazar Empire was one of the major states of medieval Eurasia. Drawing on a variety of disciplines (history, linguistics, archaeology, literary studies), the papers in this volume shed new light on many of the disputed topics in Khazar history. more...