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352 Pages | 46 halftones

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

ISBN: 9780195395488

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Without the Banya We Would Perish

A History of the Russian Bathhouse

Ethan Pollock

  • The first English-language history of an institution at the heart of Russian identity
  • Retells the history of imperial Russia, the rise and fall of communism, and the emergence of post-communist Russia through a fascinating cultural lens
  • Engagingly written and draws on film, fine art, political cartoons, songs, and classic literature