[0-571-08927-5] , 1st printing. (Hardcover) Very good in very good dust jacket. 382pp. Photographs, notes, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn and has a chip missing from the top of the spine. Locale: Western Canada. (Western Canada, Christian Sects, Doukhobors, Russian)
Good in Good jacket. Ex-Library. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. The authors trace the record of this Christian sect from its obscure beginning among Russian peasants in the early 18th century to the 1960's in British Columbia, Canada. They examine religious beliefs and social life. The authors examine the sects resistance to conscription laws, their attempts to settle in Cyprus and their settlement in Canada. Includes photographs, bibliography and index. Usual library stamps etc. The Canadian Woodcock lived in the UK from the thirties, writing and editing poetry and anarchist works. He was a close friend of Orwell and wrote one of the earliest and best studies of his works, 'The Crystal Spirit. ' Orwell was generally unsympathetic to anarchist views, although he fought with POUM in Spain.
382pp, 8 plates, Faber & Faber, London 1968. *Siberia 470: Some of (the Doukhobors) were exiled to Siberia, and small colonies totalling possibly 2, 000 people in the early 1900s were established along the Amur river. Very good in dust jacket.
McClelland and Stewart :: Institute of Canadian Studies, Carleton..., Toronto :: Ottawa
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