Representation of Ethnicity in Monuments and Related Practices in the Levashovo Memorial Cemetery
Type of publication: Research Article
anthropological study of ethnicity, nationalism, Stalin repressions, cemetery, funeral service, Byelorussia, Saint Petersburg
The article discusses the ways in which the ethnic aspect is manifested in the monuments of the Levashovo Memorial Cemetery (the burial place of people executed during the Great Purge campaign). The author examines the Byelorussian funeral service as a particular case of honoring the memorial place. She provides interpretations of the case from the viewpoint of theories of ethnicity.
Krikhtova, T.M. 2014. Representation of Ethnicity in Monuments and Related Practices in the Levashovo Memorial Cemetery. Etnograficheskoe obozrenie 2: 139-152
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