Soil and Soul: The Symbolic World of Russianness

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Ashgate, 1998 - History - 289 pages
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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.

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