In the Soviet House of Culture: A Century of Perestroikas
by Bruce Grant
At the outset of the twentieth century, the Nivkhi of Sakhalin Island were a small population of fishermen under Russian dominion and an Asian cultural sway. The turbulence of the decades that followed would transform them dramatically. While Russian missionaries hounded them for their pagan ways, Lenin praised them; while Stalin routed them in purges, Khrushchev gave them...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published October 22nd 1995 by Princeton University Press
(first published October 2nd 1995)
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