Solovki: The Story of Russia Told Through Its Most Remarkable Islands

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Located in the northernmost reaches of Russia, the islands of Solovki are among the most remote in the world. And yet from the Bronze Age through the twentieth century, the islands have attracted an astonishing cast of saints and scoundrels, soldiers and politicians. The site of a beautiful medieval monastery--once home to one of the greatest libraries of eastern Europe--Solovki became in the twentieth century a notorious labor camp. Roy Robson recounts the history of Solovki from its first settlers through the present ...

Solovki: The Story of Russia Told Through Its Most Remarkable Islands 2011, Yale University Press, New haven

ISBN-13: 9780300178517

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Solovki: The Story of Russia Told Through Its Most Remarkable Islands 2004, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300102703

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