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The Cossacks By William Penn Cresson
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Cossacks are a group of predominantly East Slavic-speaking people who became known as members of democratic, self-governing, semi-military communities, predominantly located in Ukraine and in Russia.... More > They inhabited sparsely populated areas and islands in the lower Dnieper, Don, Terek, and Ural river basins and played an important role in the historical and cultural development of both Russia and Ukraine. By the end of the 18th century, Cossack nations had been transformed into a special military estate (Sosloviye), "a military class," similar to the knights of medieval Europe in feudal times. In 'The Cossacks,' William Penn Cresson traces the history and culture of these legendary Slavic warriors.< Less
The Cossacks By William Penn Cresson
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Cossacks are a group of predominantly East Slavic-speaking people who became known as members of democratic, self-governing, semi-military communities, predominantly located in Ukraine and in Russia.... More > They inhabited sparsely populated areas and islands in the lower Dnieper, Don, Terek, and Ural river basins and played an important role in the historical and cultural development of both Russia and Ukraine. By the end of the 18th century, Cossack nations had been transformed into a special military estate (Sosloviye), "a military class," similar to the knights of medieval Europe in feudal times. In 'The Cossacks,' William Penn Cresson traces the history and culture of these legendary Slavic warriors.< Less
The Cossacks By William Penn Cresson
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In 'The Cossacks,' historian William Penn Cresson traces the history and culture of these legendary Slavic warriors.
The Cossacks By William Penn Cresson
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In 'The Cossacks,' William Penn Cresson traces the history and culture of these legendary Slavic warriors.
The Cossacks By Leo Tolstoy
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Includes an Introduction, Biography of Tolstoy, Plot Summary, Bibliography and Reading Guide Questions. The Cossacks by Leo Tolstoy is a short novel about the experiences of Onenin, a young Russian... More > aristocrat, who decides to join the army and finds himself in a Cossack village during the Caucasian War (1817-1864). The novel explores a number of themes that were to become ever more important to Tolstoy as he developed as a writer: the purpose of life and nature of happiness and the truth of primitive rural life contrasted with the sophisticated culture of Russian urbane society. Tolstoy went on to write two of the most famous novels in history: War and Peace and Anna Karenina, but it was in The Cossacks that he started to find his voice as a writer.< Less
The Cossacks By Leo Tolstoy
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The Cossacks is a short novel by Leo Tolstoy, published in 1863 in the popular literary magazine The Russian Messenger. It was originally called Young Manhood. Both Ivan Turgenev and the Nobel... More > prize-winning Russian writer Ivan Bunin gave the work great praise, Turgenev calling it his favorite work by Tolstoy. Tolstoy began work on the story in August 1853. In August 1857, after having reread Iliad, he vowed to completely rewrite The Cossacks. In February 1862, after having lost badly at cards he finished the novel to help pay his debts. The novel was published in 1863, the same year his first child was born.< Less
The Cossacks By Leo Tolstoy
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For He was a Cossack By Azure James
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Amidst personal and economic tragedies, horseman Ivan Shostakov tries to keep his life and house intact while also fighting for his country. To expound the situation, family relationships are being... More > pushed to the breaking point and Tsar Peter I is keen on Europeanizing Russia, torturing everyone, and squelching the Cossack culture of Southern Russia. A large-scale novel of action and solitude, romance and conflict, spanning the vast territories from golden steppe to cold northern forest in Finland and Siberia, For He was a Cossack is an enthralling read.< Less
THE COUNTERFEIT COSSACK By ARTHUR FEDER
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Through countless bloody battles in WWII, and the Israeli War for Independence, from Soviet prisoner to Commissar, from the lush steppes of the Ukraine to the arid deserts of Palestine, and on to... More > business success in Puerto Rico, Arthur Feder fought and triumphed.< Less
The Boy Allies with the Cossacks; Or, A Wild Dash over the Carpathians By Clair W. (Clair Wallace) Hayes
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