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Map I︠A︡kutskai︠a︡ ASSR. Atlas. I︠A︡kutii︠a︡ sot︠s︡ialisticheskai︠a︡. Якутская АССР. Атлас. Якутия социалистическая.

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Title

  • I︠A︡kutskai︠a︡ ASSR. Atlas. I︠A︡kutii︠a︡ sot︠s︡ialisticheskai︠a︡.

Other Title

  • Якутская АССР. Атлас. Якутия социалистическая.

Translated Title

  • Atlas of the Yakut ASSR (Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic). Socialist Yakutia.

Summary

  • This atlas was published in 1982 for the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the formation of the Soviet Union in 1922, of which Yakutia (also seen as Yakutiya and Sakha) was a constituent part from the beginning. The volume thus also served to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the formation of the Yakut Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Yakut ASSR). The ancestral homeland of the Yakut people, this extensive region in northeastern Siberia stretches into the Arctic. The claims of official propaganda notwithstanding, the region saw only a slow and incomplete acculturation to the norms of Soviet rule. Typical of the late-Brezhnev era, this work offers a sanitized and misleading version of the successes and achievements of Yakutia since the establishment of Soviet power. An additional, also inaccurate, reference to the simultaneous 350th anniversary of Yakutia's "voluntary" accession into the Russian Empire in the early 17th century sets the tone for the work, which includes dubious statistical claims about regional accomplishments and industrial production. The book covers the establishment of Soviet power in the region in the early 1920s and offers a basic geography of the area. It also presents a range of tables on such topics as the local economy, natural resources, levels of education, health care, scientific achievements, local sports, and tourism. A table of contents and a legend for symbols used in the maps is found at the end of the volume. The atlas contains a section on the political exile of several future Soviet leaders (referred to in the text as "Bolshevik-Leninists" and conveniently excluding the exiled leaders of rival, non-Bolshevik political parties in that era) to Yakutia between 1891 and 1917, and the "revolutionary" and "counterrevolutionary" events between 1917 and 1923 that led to the final victory of Soviet power in the region. While the basic chronology is accurate, the tone of this work consistently reflects Soviet ideological truisms that masked a far more turbulent local reality. This volume also highlights the natural resources in Yakutia that were vital to the Soviet economy. No hint is given, however, of the gulag prison camps across the region that were the backbone of the local economy throughout the Stalin era. World Digital Library.

Names

  • Soviet Union. Glavnoe upravlenie geodezii i kartografii , creator.

Headings

  • -  atlases
  • -  maps
  • -  Siberia
  • -  Iakutskaia AssR
  • -  Iakutiia
  • -  Geography
  • -  Nation-building
  • -  Thematic maps
  • -  Russian Federation
  • -  Sakha (Yakutiya) Republic

Notes

  • -  Posvi︠a︡shchennyĭ 60-letii︠u︡ obrazovanii︠a︡ sssr,60-letii︠u︡ obrazovanii︠a︡ I︠A︡kutsk ASSR, 350-letii︠u︡ dobrovol'nogo vkhozhdenii︠a︡ I︠A︡kutiiv sostav Rossiĭskogo gosudarstva. Kompleksnyĭ atlas. Bol'sheviki-Lenint︠s︡y v I︠A︡kutskoĭ ssylke (1891-1917gg).Ustanovlenie sovet︠s︡.
  • -  Original map at: Russian State Library
  • -  Посвященный 60-летию образования ссср,60-летию образования Якутск АССР, 350-летию добровольного вхождения Якутиив состав Российского государства. Комплексный атлас. Большевики-Ленинцы в Якутской ссылке (1891-1917гг).Установление совец.

Medium

  • 1 atlas, 39 pages, maps, tables, illustrations ; 30 x 27 cm

Source Collection

  • Maps from the Russian State Library

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2018694181

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Soviet Union. Glavnoe Upravlenie Geodezii I Kartografii , Creator. I︠A︡kutskai︠a︡ ASSR. Atlas. I︠A︡kutii︠a︡ sot︠s︡ialisticheskai︠a︡. 1982. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018694181/.

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Soviet Union. Glavnoe Upravlenie Geodezii I Kartografii, C. (1982) I︠A︡kutskai︠a︡ ASSR. Atlas. I︠A︡kutii︠a︡ sot︠s︡ialisticheskai︠a︡. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018694181/.

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Soviet Union. Glavnoe Upravlenie Geodezii I Kartografii , Creator. I︠A︡kutskai︠a︡ ASSR. Atlas. I︠A︡kutii︠a︡ sot︠s︡ialisticheskai︠a︡. 1982. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018694181/>.