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"Statistical Travels" as an Instrument for the Implementation by the Ministry of the Interior of the Program for the Study of Russia in the 1830s-1850s (Based on the Materials of the Internal Journal)

Student: Elizaveta Brovkina

Supervisor: Aleksandra Bekasova

Faculty: Saint-Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Area Studies

Educational Programme: History (Bachelor)

Year of Graduation: 2018

This project involves study of travel notes and its influence on statistics. The goal is to show how travels of K. I. Arsenyev and P. I. Keppen were related to their own researches of the statistics. The study includes inquiry about all of K.I. Arsenyev and P.I. Keppen’s travels, namely, their aims and sources of sponsorship. It also includes reconstructing of the routes and determining of what the authors emphasized on during their travels, what they considered important and what narrative strategy they used when preparing their travel notes to the publication. Moreover, it has been done by identification of materials from travel notes that were used by K.I. Arsenyev and P.I. Keppen in the statistical studies and how it was done.

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