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The Old Faith and the Russian Land: A Historical Ethnography of Ethics in the Urals
The Old Faith and the Russian Land is a historical ethnography that charts the ebbs and flows of ethical practice in a small Russian town over three centuries. The town of Sepych was settled in the late seventeenth century by religious dissenters who fled to the forests of the Urals to escape a world they believed to be in the clutches of the Antichrist. Factions of Old Be ...more
Hardcover, 338 pages
Published October 22nd 2009 by Cornell University Press
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