The "Domostroi"

The "Domostroi"

Rules for Russian Households in the Time of Ivan the Terrible

Book - 1994
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Cornell University Press

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.

Publisher: Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, c1994
ISBN: 9780801424106
Branch Call Number: 640.947
Characteristics: x, 266 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Pouncy, Carolyn
Alternative Title: Domostroi. English


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