|PREFACE & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS||ix|
|Introduction HEAVEN AND HELL||xi|
|Landscape of Extremes (xii); The Humdrum and the Bizarre (xvi)|
|Chapter One CRADLE OF CIVILIZATIONS||1|
|Bronze-Age Cultures (4); The Scyths (5); Turkic and Mongol States (6); The Khanate of Sibir (8); Indigenes before Russian Colonization (10); Yermak’s Conquest (14)|
|Chapter Two A FRONTIER BEYOND: THE URALS AND YEKATERINBURG||21|
|Travel on the Sibirsky Trakt (24); Beyond the Watershed of Imagination (27); Stroganovs, Demidovs and the Industrial Heritage of Nevyansk (29); Yekaterinburg: Minerals and Mining (32); A Walk through Yekaterinburg (36); The Romanov Murders and Church-onBlood (42); From Voznesenskaya Gorka to the Opera (47)|
|Chapter Three TYUMEN: DALLAS IN SIBERIA||51|
|From Fortress to Metropolis (54); Holy Trinity Monastery: Missionaries and Indigenous Colonization (58); Towards Historical Square and Central Square (63); Rasputin: The Mystic from Pokrovskoe (69)|
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Publication information: Book title: Siberia: A Cultural History. Contributors: A. J. Haywood - Author. Publisher: Oxford University Press. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 2010. Page number: v.
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