Soil and Soul: The Symbolic World of Russianness

Front Cover
Ashgate, 1998 - History - 289 pages
0 Reviews
In this book, a number of stereotypes, symbols and signs of Russia, such as the double-headed eagle, the star, bread-and-salt, troika, the Orthodox cross, etc., are presented as a consistent set of metaphors, revealing a symbolic world made by and for the Russians in order to sustain and reinforce their group identity.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Symbolic Communication
6
The DoubleHeaded Eagle
16
Symbols of the Centre
35
Copyright

10 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

Bibliographic information