Studies of Local Lore as a Form of Ethnic Consciousness: The Karelians of Olonets Province in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

  • Alexandr M. Pashkov University of Petrozavodsk

Abstract

Author deals with 19th century intellectuals of Olonets Karelian origin who started to be interested in local language, culture and ways of life. They started to compile and publish corresponding texts and it meant the beginning of ethnic mobilization of Karelians. Author starts with a brief overview of local historical background and continues with activities of three intellectuals of Karelian origin (I. V. Kondratyev, M. N. Smirnov, N. F. Leskov).
Published
2011-03-25
How to Cite
PASHKOV, Alexandr M.. Studies of Local Lore as a Form of Ethnic Consciousness: The Karelians of Olonets Province in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, p. 21-34, mar. 2011. ISSN 2228-0987. Available at: <https://jef.ee/index.php/journal/article/view/19>. Date accessed: 05 july 2022.
Section
Articles

Keywords

Russian Karelia; Karelians; local lore; ethnic consciousness; ethnic mobilization