Life on the Russian Country Estate: A Social and Cultural History

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This lavishly illustrated book is the first in any language to explore fully the vanished world of the Russian country estate. Russian studies scholar Priscilla Roosevelt brings to life these magnificent aristocratic dwellings, discussing their origins, design, and decoration; the social, family, and cultural life within their walls; and their demise after the 1917 revolution. 72 color & 158 b&w illustrations.

Life on the Russian Country Estate: A Social and Cultural History 1995, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300055955

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