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Warriors and Peasants depicts the lives of the Don Cossacks in past due Imperial Russia. the twin identification of the Cossacks, that of the steppe and of the settled Slavic components, is emphasised because the key to their precise tradition. The e-book explores how that id manifested and preserved itself by means of targeting the Cossack culture, their financial system, their households and their groups. faraway from being moribund and shut to break down, the publication concludes that the Cossack culture remained one of the such a lot shiny within the Empire.

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