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Mogilʹner, Marina, author
Homo imperii : a history of physical anthropology in Russia / Marina Mogilner
Alternate Title History of physical anthropology in Russia
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2013]
©2013
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  GN50.45.R8 M64 2013    AVAILABLE
Gift from Kathryn Anderson-Levitt and Leon Levitt, 2013
Subject(s) Physical anthropology -- Russia -- History -- 20th century
Physical anthropology -- Soviet Union -- History
Physical Description xiv, 486 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Revised version of the work originally published in Russian under title: Homo imperii: istori︠i︡a fizicheskoĭ antropologii v Rossii (kone︠ts︡ XIX--nachalo XX veka)
Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-471) and index
Contents Introduction: the science of imperial modernity -- Paradoxes of institutionalization -- Academic genealogy and social contexts of the "atypical science" -- Anthropology as a "regular science": kafedra -- Anthropology as a network science: society -- The liberal anthropology of imperial diversity: apolitical politics -- Aleksei Ivanovskii's anthropological classification of the family of "racial relatives" -- "Russians" in the language of liberal anthropology -- Dmitrii Anuchin's liberal anthropology -- Anthropology of Russian imperial nationalism -- Ivan Sikorsky and his "imperial situation" -- Academic racism and "Russian national science" -- Anthropology of Russian multinationalism -- The space between "empire" and "nation" -- "Jewish physiognomy", the "Jewish question", and Russian race science between inclusion and exclusion -- A "dysfunctional" colonial anthropology of imperial brains -- Russian military anthropology: from army-as-empire to army-as-nation -- Military mobilization of diversity studies -- The imperial army through national lenses -- Nation instead of empire -- Race and social imagination -- The discovery of population politics and sociobiological discourses in Russia -- Meticization as modernization, or the sociobiological utopias of Ivan Ivanovich Pantiukhov -- The criminal anthropology of imperial society -- Conclusion: did Russian physical anthropology become soviet?
NOTE Gift from Kathryn Anderson-Levitt and Leon Levitt, 2013
Series Critical studies in the history of anthropology
Alternate Author Library donation, 2013

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