Living Water: Vodka and Russian Society on the Eve of Emancipation

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This is a study of the social, economic, and political role of vodka in nineteenth-century Russia. Since the "Green Serpent" first appeared in sixteenth-century Muscovy, it has played a vital part in Russian life. Vodka became an essential ingredient in all working class celebrations--personal, religious, and commercial. By the nineteenth century, ...

Living Water: Vodka and Russian Society on the Eve of Emancipation 1990, Clarendon Press, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198222866

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