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The Resource The "Domostroi" : rules for Russian households in the time of Ivan the Terrible, edited and translated by Carolyn Johnston Pouncy

The "Domostroi" : rules for Russian households in the time of Ivan the Terrible, edited and translated by Carolyn Johnston Pouncy

Label
The "Domostroi" : rules for Russian households in the time of Ivan the Terrible
Title
The "Domostroi"
Title remainder
rules for Russian households in the time of Ivan the Terrible
Statement of responsibility
edited and translated by Carolyn Johnston Pouncy
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • rus
  • eng
Summary
A detailed and colorful instruction manual on household management in sixteenth-century Russia, the Domostroi gives a fascinating glimpse of the world of the nobility. This "how-to" guide is one of the few sources on the social history and secular life of Russia in the time of Ivan the Terrible. Carolyn Johnston Pouncy here offers, with an informative introduction, the first complete English translation. This melange of admonitions covered the proper Christian life, orders on day-to-day secular life, and practical details on domestic organization. How to arrange hay, visit monasteries, distill vodka, treat servants, entertain clergy, instruct a son or wife, cut out a robe - specific instructions dictated the rules for innumerable aspects of proper behavior. Life was simple for the Domostroi author: "a place for everything and everything in its place." In his universe, Pouncy writes, "pickled mushrooms and clean straw reflected the soul as clearly as acts of charity." It was a world view that prized religious orthodoxy, reliance on tradition, absolute subordination of the individual to family and the state - ideals to which most sixteenth-century Muscovites subscribed without question. Providing a distinct picture, unparalleled elsewhere, of the wealthy, urban household, this book adds an invaluable dimension to our understanding of Russian social and cultural history
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http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Domostroĭ
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the Russian
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Pouncy, Carolyn
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  • Russia
  • Families
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • HOUSE & HOME
  • HISTORY
  • Families
  • Manners and customs
  • Russia
  • Dagelijks leven
  • Recht
  • Volkskunde
  • Russland
Label
The "Domostroi" : rules for Russian households in the time of Ivan the Terrible, edited and translated by Carolyn Johnston Pouncy
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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ocn887802826
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unknown
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1 online resource (x, 266 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780801471674
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
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illustrations
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22573/ctt9xz611
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not applicable
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(OCoLC)887802826
Label
The "Domostroi" : rules for Russian households in the time of Ivan the Terrible, edited and translated by Carolyn Johnston Pouncy
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn887802826
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 266 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780801471674
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt9xz611
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)887802826

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