Monograph review: Valeeva N.G. Chistopol county zemstvo of the Kazan province (1865–1914)

Mironova E.V.

381-385 p. 10.22378/he.2019-4-2.381-385

The article gives an overview of the monograph of N.G. Valeeva Chistopol County Zemstvo of the Kazan province (1865–1914). Being a study of local lore in the book, at the same time, questions related to the institute of zemstvo self-government are raised. Using the example of the zemstvo of one of the largest districts of the Kazan province, the mechanism of the functioning of local government is presented. Particular attention is paid to Zemstvo events in the field of medicine, education and agriculture. The author attaches great importance to the personality factor and, applying an anthropological approach, shows the influence of individual outstanding zemstvo people on the development of the county.

Keywords: Kazan province, Chistopol, Chistopol county, zemstvo, historical anthropology, regional studies.

For citation: Mironova E.V. Monograph review: Valeeva N.G. Chistopol county zemstvo of the Kazan province (1865–1914). Istoricheskaya etnologiya – Historical Ethnology, 2019, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 381–385. DOI: 10.22378/he.2019-4-2.381-385


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About the author: Elena V. Mironova is a Candidate of Science (History), Senior Research Fellow, Department of Historical and Cultural Heritage of the Peoples of Tatarstan, Sh. Marjani Institute of History of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences (7A, Baturin St., Kazan 420014, Russian Federation);