Russia: A Primary Source Cultural Guide

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, Dec 15, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
Russia has had a unique history. From its conquest by early Mongols to its official independence after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, this fascinating country entices and intrigues all who come in contact with it. Readers will learn about the stunning architecture of the Kremlin and St. Petersburg; famous artists, writers, and composers like Kandinsky, Tolstoy, and Tchaikovsky; the many ethnic groups in the country; the influence of religions; what daily life, school, and work are like; and much more in this informative book about a mesmerizing country.
 

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Contents

Introduction
7
The People
19
The Languages of Russia
35
The Religions of Russia
59
The Art and Architecture
69
The Literature
79
Famous Foods and Recipes
89
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Murdico is a freelance writer who specializes in educational books. She has a degree in English.

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