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Warriors and Peasants: The Don Cossacks in Late Imperial Russia
Warriors and Peasants depicts the lives of the Don Cossacks, the largest of all the Cossack communities, in late Imperial Russia. The dual identity of the Cossacks, that of the steppe and of the settled Slavic areas, is emphasized as the key to their unique culture. The book explores how that identity manifested and preserved itself by focusing on the Cossack tradition, th...more
Hardcover, 216 pages
Published April 8th 2000 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published January 20th 2000)
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