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Book on Far East history will be published in Russian and English


02.03.2021

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A short course on the history of the Far East will be published in one volume in Russian and in English, TASS reports. The work is underway in the Institute of History, Archeology and Ethnography of the Peoples of the Far East. According to the director of the scientific organization Nikolai Kradin, this publication is necessary for the achievements of Russian science to receive deserved recognition in the world community.

He recalled that a year ago, work on a large-scale project was completed: the history of the Far Eastern region in eight volumes. It was for this that the institute itself was created 50 years ago. The last volume was devoted to the history of the Great Patriotic War in the Far East.

Unfortunately, the scientist noted, over the past 20 years, one can more and more clearly trace the tendency when in the West the research of our historians is pushed aside when citing.

As an example, Nikolai Kradin cited a study by John Stephen from the United States. A short history of the Far East was published under his authorship. At the same time, he studied the publications issued by the institute, worked a little in the local archives. All other researchers are now turning to his book.

But work in Russia can turn out to be much more serious. It's one thing to study other people's works and another - when you yourself shoveled all these archives, the Russian scientist summed up.

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