Russia's frozen frontier : a history of Siberia and the Russian Far East, 1581-1991 /
Alan Wood's ambitious work is the first to address the whole span - both chronologically and thematically - of the development of Siberia, and its role in both the Russian and the global context. With a scope that reaches from to Muscovy's conquest of Siberia in the 16th and 17th centuries...
|Main Author:||Wood, Alan, 1943-|
Russia's frozen frontier.
- Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Maps; Preface; Acknowledgements; Notes on the Text; Chapter 1 The Environment: Ice-Box and El Dorado; Chapter 2 The Russian Conquest: Invasion and Assimilation; Chapter 3 The Eighteenth Century: Exploration and Exploitation; Chapter 4 The Nineteenth Century: Russian America, Reform and Regionalism; Chapter 5 The Native Peoples: Vanquished and Victims; Chapter 6 'Fetters in the Snow': The Siberian Exile System; Chapter 7 The Last Tsar of Siberia: Railroad, Revolution and Mass Migration; Chapter 8 Red Siberia: Revolution and Civil War.
- Chapter 9 Siberia under Stalin: Growth, GULag and the Great Patriotic WarChapter 10 Siberia since Stalin, 1953-91: Boom, BAM and Beyond; Afterword; Suggestions for Further Reading; Notes; Index.