Tuesday, May 5, 2009

PUBL.- Ab Imperio 1-2009: Narrating the Multiple Self: New Biographies for the Empire

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PUBL.- Ab Imperio 1-09: Narrating the Multiple Self: New Biographies for Empire

Posted by: Sergey Glebov <sglebov@smith.edu>

Dear colleagues,

The editors of Ab Imperio would like to draw your attention to the new
thematic issue of the journal. Ab Imperio 1-2009 focuses on writing
and understanding biographies in the culturally divided and
heterogeneous space of empire. Ab Imperio will continue to explore the
biographic, emotional, and cultural turn in the history of the Russian
Empire for the whole year of 2009.

Information about manuscript submission, annual subscriptions,
purchase of individual issues or articles can be found at http://abimperio.net
You can also direct your inquiries to the journal editors at

Sergey Glebov

Ab Imperio 1/2009: Narrating the Multiple Self: New Biographies for the Empire

I. Methodology and Theory

>From the Editors Homo Imperii Revisits the "Biographic Turn" Rus/Eng

Yaroslav Hrystak Nationalizing a Multiethnic Space: The Case(s) of
Ivan Franko and Galicia (Rus)

Ronald Grigor Suny Making Sense of Stalin (Rus)

II. History

Olga Minkina Jews in the "Greater Political Space." Jewish Deputies in
the Late 18th-early 19th c. Russian Empire (Rus)

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern Moshko the Imperial (Rus)

Michael Khodarkovsky The Return of Lieutenant Atarshchikov: Empire and
Identity in Asiatic Russia (Eng)

Scott C. Matsushita Bailey A Biography in Motion: Chokan Valikhanov
and His Travels in Central Eurasia (Eng)

Pavel Tereshkovich Borderland as Destiny: Identity Metamorphoses in
the Borderlands of Eastern Europe (Rus)

Boris Kornienko Ataman F. F. Taube: An Icon of Cossack Nationalism (Rus)

III. Archive

Sergei Kan An Evolutionist-Ethnologist Confronts Post-Revolutionary
Russia: Lev Shternberg's "Anthropological Suggestions and Perspectives
during the Revolutionary Years in Russia" (Eng)
Lev Shternberg Anthropological Suggestions and Perspectives during the
Revolutionary Years in Russia (Rus)

IV. Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science

Victor Shnirelman Presidents and Archeology, or What Do Politicians
Seek in Ancient Times: Distant Past and Its Political Role in the USSR
and during the Post-Soviet Period (Rus)

V. ABC: Empire and Nationalism Studies

In Memory of Marc Raeff
>From the Editors Marc Raeff. 1923-2008 (Eng/Rus)
Richard Wortman Marc Raeff (Eng)
Samuel C. Ramer Remarks at the Memorial for Marc Raeff (Eng)

Wladimir Berelowitch Marc Raeff: Russia in European Historical Studies (Rus)
Catherine Raeff Memorial Speech, February 7, 2009 (Eng)
Anne Raeff Excerpt from Winter Kept Us Warm (Eng)

VI. Newest Mythologies

Polina Barskova The Corpse, the Corpulent, and the Other: A Study in
the Tropology of Siege Body Representation (Eng)

VII. Book Reviews

Nasledie imperii i budushchee Rossii / Pod red. A. I. Millera. Moscow:
Fond "Liberal'naia missiia", Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie, 2008. 528
s. ISBN: 978-5-86793-631-0.
Andrei Portnov

Mark von Hagen, War in a European Borderland: Occupations and
Occupation Plans in Galicia and Ukraine, 1914-1918 (Seattle: The
Herbert J. Ellison Center for Russian, East European, and Central
Asian Studies, University of Washington, 2007). xii+122 pp. (Donald W.
Treadgold Studies on Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia). ISBN:
Serhy Yekelchyk

Jörg Gebhard, Lublin: Eine polnische Stadt im Hinterhof der Moderne
(1815-1914) (Cologne: Böhlau Verlag, 2006). 394 S. ISBN: 978-341-207-606-1.
Malte Rolf

S. V. Liubichankovskii. Gubernskaia administratsiia I problema krizisa
vlasti v pozdneimperskoi Rossii (na materialakh Urala, 1892-1914 gg.)
Samara-Orenburg: IPK GOU OGU, 2007. 750 s. Prilozheniia. Ukazatel'
imen. ISBN: 978-5-7410-0749-5.
Mikhail Rodnov

Robert Romanchuk, Byzantine Hermeneutics and Pedagogy in the Russian
North. Monks and Masters at the Kirillo-Belozerskii Monastery,
1397-1501 (Toronto, Buffalo, and London: University of Toronto Press,
2007). xv+452 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8020-9063-8.
Vitalii Ananiev

Elena V. Aniskina, Galina A. Kouznetsova, Oganes V. Marinine,
Vsevolode Gousseff (Dir.), Retours d'URSS: Les prisonniers de guerre
et les internés français dans les archives soviétiques 1945-1951 /
Coordonné par Catherine Klein-Gousseff (Paris: CNRS Editions, 2001).
428 pp. (= Mondes Russes. Etats, Sociétés, Nations. No 1).
Bibliographie, Index des noms. ISBN: 2-271-05884-8.
Dmitrii Ursu

Valerie A. Kivelson and Joan Neuberger (Eds.), Picturing Russia:
Explorations in Visual Culture (New Haven: Yale University Press,
2008). xv+284 pp., ill., maps. ISBN: 978-0300-119-619.
Galina Iankovskaia

Valerie A. Kivelson, Cartographies of Tsardom: The Land and Its
Meanings in Seventeenth-Century Russia (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University
Press, 2006). xiv+263 pp., ill., maps. ISBN: 978-080-144-409-8.
Viktor Borisov

Marlies Bilz, Tatarstan in der Transformation: Nationaler Diskurs und
Politische Praxis 1988-1994 (Stuttgart: "Ibidem-Verlag", 2005). 456 S.
Index. ISBN: 978-3-89821-722-4.
Andrei Makarychev

Charles King, The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus (Oxford
and New York: Oxford University Press, 2008). xviii + 320 pp., ills.
ISBN: 978-019-517-775-6.
Michael Kemper

A. A. Safonov. Svoboda sovesti I modernizatsiia veroispovednogo
zakonodatel'stva Rossiiskoi imperii v nachale XX v. Tambov:
Izdatel'stvo Pershina R. V., 2007. 367 s. Ukazatel' imen. Ukazatel'
religioznykh veroispovedanii i sekt. ISBN: 978-5-91253-077-7.
Nadieszda Kizenko

Dan Khili. Gomoseksual'noe vlechenie v revoliutsionnoi Rossii:
regulirovanie seksual'no-gendernogo dissidentstva/Podgot. L. V.
Bessmertnykh. Moskva: Ladomir, 2008. 714 s., il. ISBN: 978-5-86218-470-9.
Marianna Muravieva

Anna Shternshis, Soviet and Kosher: Jewish Popular Culture in the
Soviet Union, 1923-1939 (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006).
xxi+252 pp., ill. ISBN: 978-025-334-726-8.
Olga Gershenson

Yael Chaver, What Must Be Forgotten. The Survival of Yiddish in
Zionist Palestine (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2004).
xxiv+238 pp., ill. Bibliography, Index. ISBN: 0-815-630-50-6
(hardcover edition).
Aleksandr Lokshin

Leonid Smilovitskii. Evrei v Turove: Istoriia mestechka Mozyrskogo
Poles'ia. Ierusalim: Tsurot, 2008. 846 s., ill. ISBN: 978-965-555-352-9.
Al'bert Kaganovich

Andrzej Poppe, Christian Russia in the Making (London: Ashgate
Publishing, 2007). xiv+362 pp. (=Variorum Collected Studies Series).
ISBN: 978-075-465-911-2 (hardcover edition).
Aleksandr Maiorov, Vitalii Ananiev, Nikolai Miliutenko

Henryk Jankowski, A Historical-Etymological Dictionary of Pre-Russian
Habitation Names of the Crimea (Leiden; Boston: "Brill," 2006).
vi+1298 pp., 60 ills. ISBN-13: 978-90-04-15433-9. ISBN-10: 90-04-15433-7).
Nikita Khrapunov

Nauchnye tetradi Instituta Vostochnoi Evropy. Vyp. I. Nepriznannye
gosudarstva. / Pod red. A. L. Podgorel'skogo. Moskva: Territoriia
budushchego, 2006. 192 s., ill. ISBN: 5-91129-017-0.
Kimitaka Matsuzato

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