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  • Needed by Nobody

    Needed by Nobody
    av Tova Hoejdestrand

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801475931

    Homelessness became a conspicuous facet of Russian cityscapes only in the 1990s, when the Soviet criminalization of vagrancy and similar offenses was abolished. In spite of the host of social and economic problems confronting Russia in the demise of…

  • Needed by Nobody

    Needed by Nobody
    av Tova Hoejdestrand

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801447013

    Homelessness became a conspicuous facet of Russian cityscapes only in the 1990s, when the Soviet criminalization of vagrancy and similar offenses was abolished. In spite of the host of social and economic problems confronting Russia in the demise of…

  • How Russia Really Works

    How Russia Really Works
    av Alena V. Ledeneva

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801443466

    During the Soviet era, blat-the use of personal networks for obtaining goods and services in short supply and for circumventing formal procedures-was necessary to compensate for the inefficiencies of socialism. The collapse of the Soviet Union produ…

  • How Russia Really Works

    How Russia Really Works
    av Alena V. Ledeneva

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801473524

    During the Soviet era, blat-the use of personal networks for obtaining goods and services in short supply and for circumventing formal procedures-was necessary to compensate for the inefficiencies of socialism. The collapse of the Soviet Union produ…

  • The Vanishing Hectare

    The Vanishing Hectare
    av Katherine Verdery

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801488696

    In most countries in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, the fall of communism opened up the possibility for individuals to acquire land. Based on Katherine Verdery's extensive fieldwork between 1990 and 2001, The Vanishing Hectare explores…

  • The Vanishing Hectare

    The Vanishing Hectare
    av Katherine Verdery

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801441974

  • Border Work

    Border Work
    av Madeleine Reeves

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801449970

    Drawing on extensive and carefully designed ethnographic fieldwork in the Ferghana Valley region, where the state borders of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikizstan and Uzbekistan intersect, Madeleine Reeves develops new ways of conceiving the state as a complex of…

  • Border Work

    Border Work
    av Madeleine Reeves

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801477065

    Drawing on extensive and carefully designed ethnographic fieldwork in the Ferghana Valley region, where the state borders of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikizstan and Uzbekistan intersect, Madeleine Reeves develops new ways of conceiving the state as a complex of…

  • The Unmaking of Soviet Life

    The Unmaking of Soviet Life
    av Caroline Humphrey

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801439810

    In order to understand today's Russia and former Soviet republics, it is vital to consider their socialist past. Caroline Humphrey, one of anthropology's most highly regarded thinkers on a number of topics including consumption, identity, and ritual…

  • Contested Tongues

    Contested Tongues
    av Laada Bilaniuk

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801472794

    During the controversial 2004 elections that led to the "Orange Revolution" in Ukraine, cultural and linguistic differences threatened to break apart the country. Contested Tongues explains the complex linguistic and cultural politics in a bilingual…

  • Privatizing Poland

    Privatizing Poland
    av Elizabeth Cullen Dunn

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801489297

    The transition from socialism in Eastern Europe is not an isolated event, but part of a larger shift in world capitalism: the transition from Fordism to flexible (or neoliberal) capitalism. Using a blend of ethnography and economic geography, Elizab…

  • The Unmaking of Soviet Life

    The Unmaking of Soviet Life
    av Caroline Humphrey

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801487736

    In order to understand today's Russia and former Soviet republics, it is vital to consider their socialist past. Caroline Humphrey, one of anthropology's most highly regarded thinkers on a number of topics including consumption, identity, and ritual…

  • Defending the Border

    Defending the Border
    av Mathijs Pelkmans

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801444401

  • Defending the Border

    Defending the Border
    av Mathijs Pelkmans

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801473302

    This book, one of the first in English about everyday life in the Republic of Georgia, describes how people construct identity in a rapidly changing border region. Based on extensive ethnographic research, it illuminates the myriad ways residents of…

  • Empire of Nations

    Empire of Nations
    av Francine Hirsch

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801442735

    When the Bolsheviks seized power in 1917, they set themselves the task of building socialism in the vast landscape of the former Russian Empire, a territory populated by hundreds of different peoples belonging to a multitude of linguistic, religious…

  • Empire of Nations

    Empire of Nations
    av Francine Hirsch

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801489082

    When the Bolsheviks seized power in 1917, they set themselves the task of building socialism in the vast landscape of the former Russian Empire, a territory populated by hundreds of different peoples belonging to a multitude of linguistic, religious…

  • Not Quite Shamans

    Not Quite Shamans
    av Morten Axel Pedersen

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801476204

    The forms of contemporary society and politics are often understood to be diametrically opposed to any expression of the supernatural; what happens when those forms are themselves regarded as manifestations of spirits and other occult phenomena? In…

  • Not Quite Shamans

    Not Quite Shamans
    av Morten Axel Pedersen

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801449109

    The forms of contemporary society and politics are often understood to be diametrically opposed to any expression of the supernatural; what happens when those forms are themselves regarded as manifestations of spirits and other occult phenomena? In…

  • Russia Gets the Blues

    Russia Gets the Blues
    av Michael Urban

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801489006

    Michael Urban chronicles the advent of blues music in Russia and explores the significance of the genre in the turbulent, postcommunist society. Russians, he explains, have taken a music originating in the "low" culture of the American South and tra…

  • Russia Gets the Blues

    Russia Gets the Blues
    av Michael Urban, With Andrei Evdokimov, Michael Urban

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801442292

    Explores the enthusiasm for blues music in Russia and its relationship to post-Soviet cultural politics.

  • The Patriotism of Despair

    The Patriotism of Despair
    av Serguei Alex Oushakine

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801446795

  • The Gumilev Mystique

    The Gumilev Mystique
    av Mark Bassin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501702716

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the legacy of the historian, ethnographer, and geographer Lev Nikolaevich Gumilev (1912-1992) has attracted extraordinary interest in Russia and beyond. The son of two of modern Russia's greatest poets, Nikola…

  • The Gumilev Mystique

    The Gumilev Mystique
    av Mark Bassin

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801445941

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the legacy of the historian, ethnographer, and geographer Lev Nikolaevich Gumilev (1912-1992) has attracted extraordinary interest in Russia and beyond. The son of two of modern Russia's greatest poets, Nikola…

  • The Captive and the Gift

    The Captive and the Gift
    av Bruce Grant

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801443046

    The Caucasus region of Eurasia, wedged in between the Black and Caspian Seas, encompasses the modern territories of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia, as well as the troubled republic of Chechnya in southern Russia. A site of invasion, conquest, and…

  • The Captive and the Gift

    The Captive and the Gift
    av Bruce Grant

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801475412

    The Caucasus region of Eurasia, wedged in between the Black and Caspian Seas, encompasses the modern territories of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia, as well as the troubled republic of Chechnya in southern Russia. A site of invasion, conquest, and…

  • Communities of the Converted

    Communities of the Converted
    av Catherine Wanner

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474026

    After decades of official atheism, a religious renaissance swept through much of the former Soviet Union beginning in the late 1980s. The Calvinist-like austerity and fundamentalist ethos that had evolved among sequestered and frequently persecuted…

  • Communities of the Converted

    Communities of the Converted
    av Catherine Wanner

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801445927

  • The Old Faith and the Russian Land

    The Old Faith and the Russian Land
    av Douglas Rogers

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801447976

    The Old Faith and the Russian Land is a historical ethnography that charts the ebbs and flows of ethical practice in a small Russian town over three centuries. The town of Sepych was settled in the late seventeenth century by religious dissenters wh…

  • The Old Faith and the Russian Land

    The Old Faith and the Russian Land
    av Douglas Rogers

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801475207

    The Old Faith and the Russian Land is a historical ethnography that charts the ebbs and flows of ethical practice in a small Russian town over three centuries. The town of Sepych was settled in the late seventeenth century by religious dissenters wh…

  • Overkill

    Overkill
    av Eliot Borenstein

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801445835

  • Overkill

    Overkill
    av Eliot Borenstein

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474033

    Perestroika and the end of the Soviet Union transformed every aspect of life in Russia, and as hope began to give way to pessimism, popular culture came to reflect the anxiety and despair felt by more and more Russians. Free from censorship for the…

  • The Patriotism of Despair

    The Patriotism of Despair
    av Serguei Alex. Oushakine

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801475573

    The sudden dissolution of the Soviet Union altered the routines, norms, celebrations, and shared understandings that had shaped the lives of Russians for generations. It also meant an end to the state-sponsored, nonmonetary support that most residen…