Photo of Dr Beatrice Penati

Dr Beatrice Penati

Lecturer in Russian and Eurasian History History

Publications

Selected Publications

  1. The Hunt for Red Orient: A Soviet industrial trest between Moscow and Bukhara (1922-1929) (Book - 2016)
  2. The Cotton Boom and the Land Tax in Russian Turkestan (1880s–1915) (Journal article - 2013)
  3. ADAPTING RUSSIAN TECHNOLOGIES OF POWER: LAND-AND-WATER REFORM IN THE UZBEK SSR (1924–1928) (Journal article - 2012)
  4. On the local origins of the Soviet attack on “religious” waqf in the Uzbek SSR (1927) (Journal article - 2015)
  5. Notes on the Birth of Russian Turkestan's Fiscal System: A View from the Fergana Oblast' (Journal article - 2010)
  6. Continuities and novelties in early Soviet law-making about Central Asian water. (Journal article - 2019)
  7. The Environmental Legacy of the Soviet Regime (Chapter - 2019)

2021

Roundtable studying the Anthropocene in Central Asia: the challenge of sources and scales in human-environment relations (Journal article)

de la Croix, J. F., Arzhantseva, I., Dagyeli, J., Dubuisson, E. -M., Harke, H., Penati, B., . . . Wooden, A. (2021). Roundtable studying the Anthropocene in Central Asia: the challenge of sources and scales in human-environment relations. CENTRAL ASIAN SURVEY. doi:10.1080/02634937.2021.1960797

DOI: 10.1080/02634937.2021.1960797

2019

The Environmental Legacy of the Soviet Regime (Chapter)

Penati, B. (2019). The Environmental Legacy of the Soviet Regime. In Kazakhstan and the Soviet Legacy (pp. 51-74). Springer Singapore. doi:10.1007/978-981-13-6693-2_4

DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-6693-2_4

Continuities and novelties in early Soviet law-making about Central Asian water. (Journal article)

Penati, B. (2019). Continuities and novelties in early Soviet law-making about Central Asian water.. Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient, 62(4), 674-730. doi:10.1163/15685209-12341491

DOI: 10.1163/15685209-12341491

Land and Water in Tsarist and Early Soviet Central Asia. (Chapter)

Penati, B. (2019). Land and Water in Tsarist and Early Soviet Central Asia. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History.. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2017

Making Uzbekistan: nation, empire, and revolution in the early USSR (Journal article)

Penati, B. (2017). Making Uzbekistan: nation, empire, and revolution in the early USSR. CENTRAL ASIAN SURVEY, 36(3), 395-398. doi:10.1080/02634937.2017.1306333

DOI: 10.1080/02634937.2017.1306333

2016

The Hunt for Red Orient: A Soviet industrial trest between Moscow and Bukhara (1922-1929) (Book)

Penati, B. (2016). The Hunt for Red Orient: A Soviet industrial trest between Moscow and Bukhara (1922-1929) (Vol. 2406). W. Chase, B. Donnorummo, A. Konitzer, S. Guillory, & R. H. Linden (Eds.), Pittsburgh: The Center for Russian and East European Studies, University of Pittsburgh. doi:10.5195/cbp.2016.205

DOI: 10.5195/cbp.2016.205

2015

On the local origins of the Soviet attack on “religious” waqf in the Uzbek SSR (1927) (Journal article)

Penati, B. (2015). On the local origins of the Soviet attack on “religious” waqf in the Uzbek SSR (1927). Acta Slavica Iaponica, 36, 39-72. Retrieved from http://src-h.slav.hokudai.ac.jp/publictn/acta/36/pp.39-72.pdf

2014

Life on the Edge: Border-Making and Agrarian Policies in the Aim District (Eastern Fergana), 1924–1929 (Journal article)

Penati, B. (2014). Life on the Edge: Border-Making and Agrarian Policies in the Aim District (Eastern Fergana), 1924–1929. Ab Imperio, 2014(2), 193-230. doi:10.1353/imp.2014.0056

DOI: 10.1353/imp.2014.0056

2013

Managing Rural Landscapes in Colonial Turkestan: A View from the Margins (Chapter)

Penati, B. (2013). Managing Rural Landscapes in Colonial Turkestan: A View from the Margins. In P. Sartori (Ed.), Explorations in the social history of modern Central Asia (19th-early 20th century) (Vol. 29, pp. 65-109). Leiden-Boston: Brill.

On the Soviet discovery of rural Central Asia: the Karp commission in context (Journal article)

Penati, B. (2013). On the Soviet discovery of rural Central Asia: the Karp commission in context. Monde(s): Histoire, Espaces, Relations, 4, 105-125.

The Cotton Boom and the Land Tax in Russian Turkestan (1880s–1915) (Journal article)

Penati, B. (2013). The Cotton Boom and the Land Tax in Russian Turkestan (1880s–1915). Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History, 14(4), 741-774. doi:10.1353/kri.2013.0060

DOI: 10.1353/kri.2013.0060

2012

ADAPTING RUSSIAN TECHNOLOGIES OF POWER: LAND-AND-WATER REFORM IN THE UZBEK SSR (1924–1928) (Journal article)

Penati, B. (2012). ADAPTING RUSSIAN TECHNOLOGIES OF POWER: LAND-AND-WATER REFORM IN THE UZBEK SSR (1924–1928). Revolutionary Russia, 25(2), 187-217. doi:10.1080/09546545.2012.731196

DOI: 10.1080/09546545.2012.731196

2011

Beyond technicalities: on land assessment and land-tax in Russian Turkestan, 1886-1915 (Journal article)

Penati, B. (2011). Beyond technicalities: on land assessment and land-tax in Russian Turkestan, 1886-1915. Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas, 59(1), 1-27.

Le Comité du Coton et les autres. Secteur cotonnier et pouvoir économique en Ouzbékistan, 1922-1927 (Journal article)

Penati, B. (2011). Le Comité du Coton et les autres. Secteur cotonnier et pouvoir économique en Ouzbékistan, 1922-1927. Cahiers du Monde Russe, 52(4), 555-589.

2010

Swamps, sorghum and saxauls: marginal lands and the fate of Russian Turkestan (c.1880–1915) (Journal article)

Penati, B. (2010). Swamps, sorghum and saxauls: marginal lands and the fate of Russian Turkestan (c.1880–1915). Central Asian Survey, 29(1), 61-78. doi:10.1080/02634931003765548

DOI: 10.1080/02634931003765548

Notes on the Birth of Russian Turkestan's Fiscal System: A View from the Fergana Oblast' (Journal article)

Penati, B. (2010). Notes on the Birth of Russian Turkestan's Fiscal System: A View from the Fergana Oblast'. JOURNAL OF THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE ORIENT, 53, 739-769. doi:10.1163/156852010X539168

DOI: 10.1163/156852010X539168

2008

C’est l’Italie qui est prédestinée par l’Histoire » : la Rome fasciste et les nationalistes caucasiens en exil (1928-1939) (Journal article)

Penati, B. (2008). C’est l’Italie qui est prédestinée par l’Histoire » : la Rome fasciste et les nationalistes caucasiens en exil (1928-1939). Oriente Moderno: rivista d'informazione e di studi per la diffusione della conoscenza della cultura dell'Oriente sopratutto Musulmano.

2007

The reconquest of East Bukhara: the struggle against the Basmachi as a prelude to Sovietization (Journal article)

Penati, B. (2007). The reconquest of East Bukhara: the struggle against the Basmachi as a prelude to Sovietization. Central Asian Survey, 26(4), 521-538. doi:10.1080/02634930802018265

DOI: 10.1080/02634930802018265