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Creating regional alliances of Siberian cities: the construction of regional identity during wartime, 1914 – 1916

Bylye Gody. 2014. № 33 (3)

By Olga A. Kharus

The approach presented in the article to the role and place of regional divisions of the All-Russian Alliance of Cities in the public life of Siberia is based on the analysis of social practices dealing with the creation thereof, in the context of constructing regional identity. The article reveals the specifics of forms and ways of presenting Siberian identity used by the liberal-minded active minority during the World War I. The reasons that did not allow realize the project for the creation of a broader public coalition based on self-government institutions are also provided herein.

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