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From Conquest to Deportation: The North Caucasus under Russian Rule

Jeronim Perovic

Abstract

This book is about a region on the fringes of empire, which neither tsarist Russia, nor the Soviet Union, nor in fact the Russian Federation, ever really managed to control. Starting with the nineteenth century, it analyzes the state's various strategies to establish its rule over populations highly resilient to change imposed from outside, who frequently resorted to arms to resist interference in their religious practices and beliefs, traditional customs, and ways of life. Jeronim Perović offers a major contribution to our knowledge of the early Soviet era, a crucial yet overlooked period in ... More

Keywords: North Caucasus, Chechnia, Ingushetia, Dagestan, Caucasus, Deportation, Russia, Russian Empire, Soviet Union, Russian History

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190889890
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190889890.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jeronim Perovic, author
University of Zurich