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Published: 15 March 2017

336 Pages | 11 b/w halftones, 2 maps, 2 family trees

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190616748

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An Ordinary Marriage

The World of a Gentry Family in Provincial Russia

Katherine Pickering Antonova

  • Unprecedentedly rich sources on the private lives of middling gentry
  • Based in part on multiple diaries by an obscure woman; no source like this has previously been available
  • Combines husband and wife diaries, uniquely offering dual perspectives on a marriage
  • Offers new insights on serfdom, marriage and gender, the "middling" classes, early Russian nationalisms, readership, and the reception of ideas