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Nauka released a collective monograph “Transformation and Integration: Karelian Periphery in the Russian Empire”.
The book is published under the general editorship of Irina Chernyakova, the head of the Research Laboratory for Local and Microhistory of Karelia (ILLMiK). The science editors are Irina Chernyakova (Petrozavodsk), Tatiana Leonteva (Tver), Jukka Korpela (Joensuu). The monograph is the product of the four-year scientific project «The Integration of the Karelian Periphery in European Society. No 14997» of the Academy of Finland.
This is another result of long-term collaboration among PetrSU (Russia), University of Eastern Finland (Finland), Tver State University (Russia), and Saint Petersburg Institute of History (Russia) within the Teaching-Editing-Research Project (TERP).
The authors headed by Honorary Doctor of PetrSU Jukka Korpela and Associate Professor of PetrSU Irina Chernyakova united the representatives of three universities from historically formed “Karelias” in Finland and Russia: the Northern part (UEF − Jukka Korpela, Irena Karvonen, Kati Parppei), the Olonets part (PetrSU: Irina Chernyakova, Oleg Chernyakov, Evgeniya Suslova) and the Tver part (TverSU – Tatiana Leonteva, A. V. Osipova). The fourth partner of the TERP is represented by a senior scientist of Saint Petersburg Institute of History Maria Proskuryakova (PetrSU graduate who defended her Ph.D. thesis while working as an ILLMiK specialist).
Ludwig Steindorff, a famous German historian, provided a comprehensive review of the book during the editing stage.
The executive management of the Nauka Publishing House, represented by the Deputy Editor-in-Chief Aleksey Karachinsky, who supervised the publishing process, entrusted the book’s production to the employees of PetrSU Publishing House Oleg Chernyakov (Art director and Book artist) and Olga Obarchuk (Managing editor).
The book is printed on chalk paper; it consists of 488 pages with illustrations, maps, and tables. The list of sources and literature contains more than 600 items.