Volume 14, Number 1 (Winter 2013)

From the Editors

Siberia: Colony and Frontier . . . 1

Forum: Rediscovering Siberia

Daniel Beer
The Exile, The Patron, and the Pardon: The Voyage of the Dawn (1877) and the Politics of Punishment in an Age of Nationalism and Empire . . . 5

Lewis Siegelbaum
Those Elusive Scouts: Pioneering Peasants and the Russian State, 1870s–1950s . . . 31

Alberto Masoero
Territorial Colonization in Late Imperial Russia: Stages in the Development of a Concept . . . 59

Review Essays

Susan Smith-Peter
Russian America in Russian and American Historiography . . . 93

Hubertus F. Jahn
Politics at the Margins and the Margins of Politics in Imperial Russia . . . 101

Cynthia V. Hooper
Bosses in Captivity? On the Limitations of Gulag Memoir . . . 117


Russell E. Martin
Iurii Moiseevich Eskin, Ocherki istorii mestnichestva v Rossii XVI–XVII vv. (Essays in the History of Precedence in 16th- and 17th-Century Russia); Irina Borisovna Mikhailova, I zdes´ soshlis´ vse tsarstva…: Ocherki po istorii Gosudareva dvora v Rossii XVI v. Povsednevnaia i prazdnichnaia kul´tura, semantika, etiketa i obriadnosti (And Here All Kingdoms Met: Essays in the History of the Sovereign’s Court in 16th-Century Russia. Everyday and Celebratory Culture, Semantics, Etiquette, and Ritual) . . . 143

Erika Monahan
Andrew Gentes, Exile to Siberia, 1590–1822: Corporeal Commodification and Administrative Systematization in Russia; V. D. Puzanov, Voennye faktory russkoi kolonizatsii zapadnoi Sibiri, konets XVI–XVII vv. (Military Factors in the Russian Colonization of Western Siberia in the Late 16th and 17th Centuries); Christoph Witzenrath, Cossacks and the Russian Empire, 1598–1725: Manipulation, Rebellion, and Expansion into Siberia . . . 151

Elise Kimerling Wirtschafter
Hubertus Jahn, Armes Russland: Bettler und Notleidende in der russische Geschichte vom Mittelalter bis in die Gegenwart (Russia’s Poor: Beggars and the Needy in Russian History from the Middle Ages to the Present); Natal´ia Vadimovna Kozlova, Liudi driakhlye, bol´nye, ubogie v Moskve XVIII veka (The Infirm, the Sick, and the Poor in 18th-Century Moscow) . . . 164

Daniel Orlovsky
Boris Kolonitskii, “Tragicheskaia erotika”: Obrazy imperatorskoi sem´i v gody Pervoi mirovoi voiny (“Tragic Eroticism”: Images of the Imperial Family during World War I) . . . 172

Monica Rüthers
Tim Harte, Fast Forward: The Aesthetics of Speed in Russian Avant-Garde Culture, 1910–1930; Corinna Kuhr-Korolev and Dirk Schlinkert, eds., Towards Mobility: Varieties of Automobilism in East and West; Lewis H. Siegelbaum, Cars for Comrades: The Life of the Soviet Automobile. . . 182

Vladimir Tismaneanu
Cristina Vatulescu, Police Aesthetics: Literature, Film, and the Secret Police in Soviet Times . . . 192

Michael Wildt
Timothy Snyder, Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin . . . 197

Alexis Peri
Nicholas Ganson, The Soviet Famine of 1946–47 in Global and Historical Perspective; Serguei Alex. Oushakine, The Patriotism of Despair: Nation, War, and Loss in Russia . . . 207

Tim B. Müller
Melvyn P. Leffler and Odd Arne Westad, eds., The Cambridge History of the Cold War, 3 vols. . . . 213

Christine Evans
Paulina Bren, The Greengrocer and His TV: The Culture of Communism after the 1968 Prague Spring; Leonid Parfenov, Namedni: Nasha era (Recently: Our Era), 4 vols.; Kristin Roth-Ey, Moscow Prime Time: How the Soviet Union Built the Media Empire That Lost the Cold War . . . 225

Contributors to This Issue . . . 235

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