Gaziz Gubaydullin and Galimjan Ibragimov in the Tatar political discourse of the 1920–1930s

Shaidullin R.V.

468-481 p.

The article analyzes certain moments of life and mentality peculiarities of two outstanding sons of the Tatar people – Gaziz Gubaydullin and Galimjan Ibragimov, who have taken an important place in world historiography with their talent, scientific, literary and journalistic activities. Along with the analysis of individual creative achievements of the individuals under study, the main emphasis in the work is on examining the series of events associated with the socio-political and ethno-cultural realities of the 1920s–1930s. Moreover, the defining characteristic of the activities of the described people is the problem of their relevance, since it is this factor that serves as an attractive moment for studying their lives. The presented episodes of private life in the biography of the declared individuals, favourable or tragic occasions become significant and of particular interest in the light of the characteristics of the national mentality specifics of the Tatar political discourse.

Keywords: Tatarstan, Tatar political discourse, G.S. Gubaydullin, G.G. Ibragimov, socio-political realities of the 1920s–1930s, policy of “working” with the authorities, scientific, pedagogical, cultural and educational activities

For citation: Shaidullin R.V. Gaziz Gubaydullin i Galimdzhan Ibragimov v tatarskom politicheskom diskurse 1920–1930-kh gg. [Gaziz Gubaydullin and Galimjan Ibragimov in the Tatar political discourse of the 1920–1930s]. Istoricheskaya etnologiya, 2022, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 468–481. (In Russian)


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About the author: Rafael V. Shaidullin, Dr. Sc. (History), Professor, Head of the Encyclopedic Center, Institute of the Tatar Encyclopedia and Regional Studies of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences (56, Pushkin St., Kazan 420015, Russian Federation);

Received August 17, 2022   Accepted for publication September 13, 2022

Published Online December 15, 2022