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By Virginia Martin

bargains a reconstruction of the social, cultural and criminal historical past of the center Horde Kazakh steppe within the nineteenth century utilizing mostly untapped archival documents from Kazakhstan and Russia and modern studies. It explores the cross-cultural come across of legislation, customs and judicial practices within the means of Russian empire-building on the neighborhood level.

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