Dacha idylls : living organically in Russia's countryside (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Dacha idylls : living organically in Russia's countryside

Author: Melissa L Caldwell
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Dacha Idylls' is a lively account of dacha life and how Russians experience this deeply rooted tradition of the summer cottage amid the changing cultural, economic, and political landscape of postsocialist Russia.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa L Caldwell
ISBN: 9780520262843 0520262840 9780520262850 0520262859
OCLC Number: 502304869
Description: xxi, 200 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Dacha enchantments --
Intimate irritations : living with Chekhov at the dacha --
The pleasure of pain : gardening for the soul --
Natural foods : feeding the body and nourishing the soul --
Disappearing dachniki --
Dacha democracy : building civil society in out-of-the-way places --
The daily dacha soap opera.
Responsibility: Melissa L. Caldwell.

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Offers an account of dacha life and how Russians experience this deeply rooted tradition of the summer cottage amid the changing cultural, economic, and political landscape of postsocialist Russia.  Read more...

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"[Caldwell's] insight into Russian life is impressive... The book undeniably deserves to be read and appreciated." Europe-Asia Studies "Valuable and accessible... Dacha Idylls is an evocative and Read more...

 
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