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Claiming CrimeaA History of Catherine the Great's Southern Empire$
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Kelly O'Neill

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780300218299

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300218299.001.0001

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The New Domain

The New Domain

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Claiming Crimea

Kelly O'Neill

Yale University Press

This chapter discusses the changes to the regime of landownership and land use in the decades following annexation. In the second half of the eighteenth century, officials and scholars alike were developing new methods of quantifying Russian terrain. In their deployment of the cadastral survey and estate mapping and the compilation of statistics, they helped standardize the management and definition of imperial space. However, their efforts also cultivated an increasing awareness of the value and idiosyncrasies of micro-landscapes and shed light on differences in the cultural understanding of landownership in Russia and the former khanate. The chapter then shows how imperial officials, Russian pomeshchiki (landowners), and Crimean Tatars used landownership practices to shore up social and political hierarchies.

Keywords:   landownership, land use, Russian terrain, cadastral survey, estate mapping, Russian pomeshchiki, Russian landowners, Crimean Tatars

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