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Exile to Siberia, 1590-1822 by Andrew Armand Gentes


Exile to Siberia, 1590-1822 by Andrew Armand Gentes

Stressing the relationship between tsarism's service-state ethos and its utilization of subjects, this study argues that economic and political, rather than judicial or penological, factors primarily conditioned Siberian exile's growth and development.


CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title for 2009

'clearly written and interesting' -Alexander King, Slavic and East European Review

About the Author

ANDREW ARMAND GENTES earned his doctorate from Brown University, US in 2002. He teaches courses on Imperial Russia, the Soviet Union, the Western World, and theory and methodology at the University of Queensland, Australia, and has published articles and book chapters on Siberian exile and other topics. This is his first book.

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Publication date

30th April 2008


Andrew Armand Gentes

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Palgrave Macmillan


271 pages


European history
Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700
Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900



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