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The Merchants of Siberia: Trade in Early Modern Eurasia

Erika Monahan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454073
eISBN:
9781501703973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454073.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book reconsiders commerce in early modern Russia by reconstructing the trading world of Siberia and the careers of merchants who traded there. It follows the histories of three merchant families ... More


Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Jeremy Friedman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War has long been understood in a global context, but this book delves deeper into the era to examine the competition ... More


New Frontiers: Development and Struggle, 1961–1963

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses Nikita Khrushchev's efforts to establish socialism in the developing world from 1961 through 1963. It also describes the growing challenge presented by Chinese accusations that ... More


Battle for Supremacy: Competition and Adaptation, 1963–1965

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the height of the Sino–Soviet rivalry for leadership of the revolution in the developing world from 1963 to 1965. It details events in the United Arab Republic (UAR), Algeria, ... More


“Three Worlds” versus the Three “D”s: Détente, Development, and Disarmament, 1970–1976

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter describes the Chinese reemergence on the world stage in the 1970s, particularly following their entry into the UN in 1971, and China's attempt to put itself at the head of a rising Third ... More


The Revolution Is Dead—Long Live the Revolution

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter examines the enigmatic nature of the Soviet triumph against China for the leadership of the “world” revolution. After the death of Mao Zedong, China conceded the battle in the ... More


Early Modern Elites: The Filat′ev Family

Erika Monahan

in The Merchants of Siberia: Trade in Early Modern Eurasia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454073
eISBN:
9781501703973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454073.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter focuses on the Filat'ev family, led by Ostafii Filat'ev, and their role in Siberian trade. The Filat'evs derived their fortune from furs and silks. Typical of many gosti families, their ... More


Middling Merchants

Erika Monahan

in The Merchants of Siberia: Trade in Early Modern Eurasia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454073
eISBN:
9781501703973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454073.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter focuses on the so-called middling merchants that did not bear a privileged rank but nonetheless played substantial roles in Siberian commerce and helped shape consequential trends in the ... More


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