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Selective RemembrancesArchaeology in the Construction, Commemoration, and Consecration of National Pasts$
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Philip L. Kohl, Mara Kozelsky, and Nachman Ben-Yehuda

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780226450582

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226450643.001.0001

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Russian Response: Archaeology, Russian Nationalism, and the “Arctic Homeland”

Russian Response: Archaeology, Russian Nationalism, and the “Arctic Homeland”

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(p.31) One Russian Response: Archaeology, Russian Nationalism, and the “Arctic Homeland”
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Selective Remembrances
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Victor A. Shnirelman

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226450643.003.0002

This chapter examines the works of those specialists who have contributed to the development of contemporary Russian nationalists' views of the most remote past in general and the Slavs' origins in particular. It comments on attempts to trace Russian identity to a mythic “Arctic Homeland” populated by Aryans and documents the rise of new cults in Russia, particularly the invention of new neo-pagan traditions and beliefs. This chapter also evaluates the role of archaeology in shaping Russian nationalism.

Keywords:   Russian nationalism, Slavs, Russian identity, Arctic Homeland, Aryans, neo-pagan traditions, archaeology

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