JAMES H. BILLINGTON
Title: The Icon and the Axe: An Interpretive History of Russian Culture
Binding: Library Binding
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Vintage Books September 1970
Seller ID: 20070910122120
A comprehensive selection of primary source texts for the study of Russian history and culture, including the famous Primary Chronicle, which relates the Prince Vladimir's choice of Orthodox Christianity to be the faith of his people, as well as a host of saints' lives, sermons, historical chronicles, and folklore. Indispensable for anyone wishing to know not only Russia, but Christianity in Russia. Paper back book rebound in library hardcover binding.