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Russia on the eve of modernity : popular religion and traditional culture under the last tsars

Author: Leonid Heretz
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Series: New studies in European history.
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Pioneering history of the ordinary Russians and their pre-modern, non-Western culture in late Imperial Russia.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leonid Heretz
ISBN: 9780521881777 0521881773
OCLC Number: 165082521
Description: ix, 268 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The traditional worldview --
The old believers : modernization as apocalypse --
The sectarians : dualism and secret history --
Folk eschatology --
The assassination of Alexander II (1881) and folk tsarism --
The year of famine and cholera (1891-1892) : the demonization of the nobility --
The Japanese war : peasant Russia and the wider world --
1905 : revolution or reaction? --
The Great War and the crisis of the traditional culture.
Series Title: New studies in European history.
Responsibility: Leonid Heretz.
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'... offers a useful insight into the Old Believer and Sectarian mentalities, and includes some engaging anecdotes of peasant popular culture.' European History Quarterly

 
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A general overview about the Russian culture; has general information about old customs and has more specific descriptions about wars and revolutions...
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