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Russia in a Box

Art and Identity in an Age of Revolution

Russia in a Box( )
Author: Jenks, Andrew L.
ISBN:978-0-87580-339-5
Publication Date:Jul 2005
Publisher:Cornell University Press
Imprint:Northern Illinois University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $42.00
Book Description:

What did it mean to be Russian as the imperial era gave way to Soviet rule? Andrew Jenks turns to a unique art form produced in the village of Palekh to investigate how artists and craftsmen helped to reshape Russian national identity. Russia in a Box follows the development of Palekh art over two centuries as it adapted to dramatic changes in the Russian nation. As early as the sixteenth century, the peasant "masters" of Palekh painted religious icons. It...
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Book Details
Pages:275
Detailed Subjects: Art / History / General
History / Russia & The Former Soviet Union
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.062 Pounds



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