Knowledge and the ends of empire : Kazak intermediaries and Russian rule on the steppe, 1731-1917

Campbell, Ian W., 1984- author

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  • Creator Ian W. Campbell
  • Format Books
  • Publication Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017. ©2017
  • Physical Details
    • xiii, 273 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781501700798, 1501700790, 9781501707896, 9781501707902
  • OCLC ocn956947781

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Seeing like a half-blind state : getting to know the central Eurasian steppe, 1731-1840s -- Information revolution and administrative reform, ca. 1845-1868 -- An imperial biography : Ibrai Altynsarin as ethnographer and educator, 1841-1889 -- The key to the world's treasures : Russian science, local knowledge, and the civilizing mission on the Siberian steppe -- Norming the steppe : statistical knowledge and tsarist resettlement, 1896-1917 -- A double failure : epistemology and the crisis of a settler colonial empire -- Conclusion : transitional states : knowledge and the transformation of the steppe
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