The Moscow Ethnographic Exhibition of 1867
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The article is devoted to the Ethnographic Exhibition and the Slavic Congress of 1867 that took place in specific circumstances, political and scientific situation. It contains information about the objects put on the Exhibition and the way they are presented, shows the role the Exhibition played in the development of ethnographic studies and popularizing the knowledge of ethnography. However, the Author is primarily interested in the political impact of the Exhibition and the Congress important to formulate and popularize the idea of Panslavism, strengthen Russian nationalism and create national movements among southern Slavs. The text does not represent Polish viewpoint, but Polish issue is addressed a few times in it.
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