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A cultural history of Russia.

Joel Carmichael

A cultural history of Russia.

by Joel Carmichael

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Civilization,
    • Soviet Union -- Intellectual life

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK32 .C35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination272 p.
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5666780M
      ISBN 100297763164
      LC Control Number68119252
      OCLC/WorldCa464434

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Additional Information. Cultural History of Russia in the Great War and Revolution ; Murray Frame, Steven Marks, MelissaB01 Stockdale, Boris Kolonitskii; Buy This Book in Print. The history of Russia begins with the histories of the East Slavs.

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Jan 03,  · A Cultural History of Russia: Writers, Artists, and Musicians () the NCR Book Award, the Longman-History Today Book Prize, and the. Early Russian culture and Slavic people in Russia were much influenced by nomadic Turkic people (Tatars, Kipchaks) and tribes of Iranian origin through intense cultural contacts in the Russian steppe and strongly by Finno-Ugric, Balts and Scandinavians (Germanic people) through the Russian North, as well as by the people of the Byzantine Empire.

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Feb 13,  · From the award-winning author of The Whisperers, Orlando Figes Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia is a dazzling history of Russia's mighty culture. Orlando Figes' enthralling, richly evocative history has been heralded as a literary masterpiece on Russia, the lives of those who have shaped its culture, and the enduring spirit of a people/5(82).

Oct 17,  · NATASHA'S DANCE: A Cultural History of Russia User Review - Kirkus. An immensely learned, ambitious effort to view Russian history through the lens of its arts, music, and literature.A skilled practitioner of both narrative and intellectual history, Figes (History /5(4).Orlando Figes is the author of eight books on Russia that have been translated into twenty-seven languages; they include The Whisperers, A People’s Tragedy, Natasha’s Dance, and Just Send Me Word.A professor of history at Birkbeck, University of London and a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, Figes is the recipient of the Wolfon History Prize, the W.

H. Smith Literary.Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia takes the reader through Russia's development from the early 17th century up until the time of the Soviet Union, detailing not only political events, but the artistic ones that shaped Russia's culture as we know it today.