On the Religious Frontier (International Library of Historical Studies v. 32)

On the Religious Frontier (International Library of Historical Studies v. 32)

By: Firouzeh Mostashari (author)Hardback

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This book examines the history of Muslim Azerbaijan under Christian Orthodox Russian imperial rule and the attempts of the Russian administrators of the Caucasus to integrate the region into the empire. Firouzeh Mostashari presents the formation of a Russian colonial administration in the Muslim Caucasus; subsequent social, political and economic development and the local response to conquest, military rule and Russification. Central to the study is the concept of a religious and cultural frontier separating Orthodox Russia and Muslim Azerbaijan. "On the Religious Frontier" offers a fascinating insight into how the seeds of conflict in today's Caucasus were sown during Tsarist Russia.

About Author

Firouzeh Mostashari is a historian and playwright. She is also the author of Tolstoy's Hidden Stories and has taught at Regis College, Harvard University and the University of Iowa.

Contents

Introduction Chapter 1: The 'Civilizing Mission' and Russian Conquest of the Caucasus, 1804-1828Chapter 2: Imperial Dilemmas and Resistance to Colonization, 1828-1840Chapter 3: Tsarist Colonization Policy and Christianizing the CaucasusChapter 4: The Making of the Caucasian Administration, 1840-1881Chapter 5: The Muslim Caucasus and the Great ReformsChapter 6: Tsarist Social Policy and the Muslim EliteChapter 7: Officialdom, Russification and Revolution, 1881-1917Chapter 8: Muslim Society and its Response to RussificationChapter 9: The Azerbaijani Intelligentsia, Nationalism and RevolutionConclusion

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781850437710
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 217
  • ID: 9781850437710
  • weight: 467
  • ISBN10: 1850437718

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