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Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-042
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-043
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012061-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1206-1
...2 Tunnel Striating and Militarizing Subterranean Space in the Republic of Georgia ELIZABETH CULLEN DUNN On August 8, 2008, a line of armored vehicles from the Rus sian Fifty- Eighth Army poured through the Roki Tunnel and through the Caucasus range, a wall of mountains that separates Rus sia and...
Published: 24 August 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1246-7
... 29 Luzon Peacock Swallowtail Papilio chikae chikae 30 Yellow comet moth Argema mittrei 31 Urania moth Chrysiridia riphearia 32 Agrias butterfly Agrias claudina Godt. ssp. lugens 33 Tissue paper butterfly Idea jasonia Westw. 34 Hawk moth Xanthopan morgani praedicta 35 Atlas beetle Chalcosoma caucasus...
Published: 12 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007463-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0746-3
... borderlands of the empire. Motivated by this vision, Prokudin- Gorsky embarked on a series of jour- neys from 1903 to 1916 during which he covered a remarkable geographic range, from the southeastern shore of the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains to the western part of Siberia, from ancient Smolensk on the...
Published: 12 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007463-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0746-3
... he photographed in Turkestan or the Caucasus consider themselves a part of Russia ? Even if the collection is selectively limited to the Russian heartland, the current Russian engagement with the Prokudin- Gorsky Collection raises questions about the nature and uses of photographs in collective...
... borderlands of the empire. Motivated by this vision, Prokudin- Gorsky embarked on a series of jour- neys from 1903 to 1916 during which he covered a remarkable geographic range, from the southeastern shore of the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains to the western part of Siberia, from ancient Smolensk on the...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-075
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... pilgrimage steamers run frequently between the two ports, and in the year 1902 not less than two hundred thousand pilgrims, I was told, had landed at Jiddah, the majority of whom embarked at Suez. Among these numbers must be reckoned the eighty thousand Russian sub- jects from the Caucasus and Central Asia...
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By Franck Billé
Published: 24 July 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1206-1
..., 2008, a line of armored vehicles from the Rus sian Fifty- Eighth Army poured through the Roki Tunnel and through the Caucasus range, a wall of mountains that separates Rus sia and the Republic of Georgia. As the Georgian Army fired heavy artillery in an attempt to close the southern end of the tunnel...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
... been in the northern Caucasus. Nineteenth- century Czarist Rus- sia was determined to root out the re sis tance of Imam Shamil and the rugged mountaineers who were his devout supporters. Already in the late eigh teenth century they had pursued jihad against superior Czarist forces, and then in the...
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By Franck Billé
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012061-022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1206-1
... Century, 107 10 cartography: anx i eties about, 5, 12, 82, 86; fictions of, 16, 207; practice of, 81, 146, 148; and repre sen ta tion, 4, 11, 14, 20, 23, 81, 87, 134, 146, 231 catacombs, 8, 27n44, 41, 43, 45 50 Caucasus, 9, 52 60 Chechnya, 54, 58, 61 China, 4, 6, 15, 19 20, 27n40, 79, 82 87, 99 100, 115...
Published: 22 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009290-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0929-0
...epilogue a peculiar efficacy Only Zeus is free, says the henchman Might in Aeschylus s Prometheus Bound. I, Zeus is immune to reasonable argument, unmoved by pity for Pro- metheus and Io, and unaffected by the bleak atmosphere of the Caucasus, where Prometheus stands chained and tortured and...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
Published: 24 April 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
... (Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology, 2017), and Afterword: On Transitive Concepts and Local Imaginations Studying Mobilities from a Translocal Perspective (Mobilities, Bound aries, and Travelling Ideas: Rethinking Translocality beyond Central Asia and the Caucasus, 2018). michael...
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By William Craft Brumfield
Published: 12 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007463-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0746-3
... (Catherine the Great), 143, 155, 178, 216, 232, 259, 352, 387 Caucasus, 2, 5, 19, 28, 30, 33, 34, 42 Central Asia, 5, 19, 30, 34 Central Asian revolt (1916), 499 Central Powers, 499 Charalambos, Saint, 292 Charlemagne, Joseph-Jean, 227 Charlemagne, Ludwig, II, 382 Charles XII (king), 477 Chagatai, 417...
Published: 12 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007463-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0746-3
... included the Caucasus and Central Asia, as well as large areas of the Russian heartland. While this pragmatic agreement with the Ministry of Transportation provided Prokudin- Gorsky with the mobility necessary to accomplish his larger goals, it also led to a curious dual emphasis in his work. On one hand...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-034
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
...- Christian Civilization (Bulliet), 70 Cassirer, Ernst, 235 Catholics, 315, 422 Caucasus, 200 201, 206 7 censorship, 397 98 Central Asia, 56, 68, 88, 287; Sufism in, 102, 181, 199 200, 205 7 Central Intelligence Agency (cia) (United States), 263 64, 267 Chadwick, Owen, 234 Chalabi, Deena, 376, 388, 390 91...
Published: 23 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012580-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1258-0
... flu, news correspondents telegraphed re- ports that helped readers and health officials to track the spread of influenza outbreaks from the Caucasus and Rus sia to Western Eu rope, and then around the world to colonial outposts in Africa, India, Singapore, and Shanghai the fol- lowing year.2 This...
Published: 06 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003472-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0347-2
... Rus sia and the West have always played in the Caucasus. The Secession Ses- sions acknowledges these competing narratives and does not seek to placemaking, displacement 221 write an impossible objective historiography. It does not parse, verify or document any competing claims to a land. The proj...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005346-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0534-6
... global, with Eu ro pean companies drill- ing for oil abroad, including Royal Dutch Shell in the Caucasus and British Petroleum in Persia. By the early twentieth century, with the advent of The Novelty of Energy 31 diesel engines that ran on petroleum, oil began to overtake coal in fueling...