Prof. Adrienne Edgar, “Intermarriage and the Friendship of Peoples: Ethnic Mixing in Soviet Central Asia”

HSSB 6020 (McCune Room) University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Adrienne Edgar's new monograph, Intermarriage and the Friendship of Peoples, is the first book to examine ethnic and racial mixing in the Soviet Union. In marked contrast to its Cold War rivals, the Soviet Union celebrated mixed marriages among its diverse ethnic groups as a sign of the unbreakable friendship of peoples and the imminent emergence of a supra-ethnic “Soviet people.” Yet the official [...]

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