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Asia Europe Journal

, 7:491 | Cite as

The image of Genghis Khan and ethnic identities in Post-Soviet Russia

  • Dmitry ShlapentokhEmail author
Original Paper
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Abstract

The recent rise of Asia as a global geopolitical center has led to renewed interest in Asian history, not just by Asians but by Europeans as well. Genghis Khan is one of those figures who attracts attention, and several movies on him have recently been created. One of them was made in Russia and has led to broad public response. These responses have made it possible to gauge the views of the Russian public on the role of Russia in the global community and the relationship between Russians and ethnic minorities of the Russian Federation.

Keywords

Ethnic Enclave Russian Culture Russian Historian European Republic Internet Discussion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of HistoryIndiana UniversityIndianaUSA

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