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The Domostroi Rules for Russian Households in the Time of Ivan the Terrible by Carolyn Johnston Pouncy

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Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland),
  • Social history,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Russia,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • General,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Family

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7849632M
ISBN 100801496896
ISBN 109780801496899

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A manual on household management, the Domostroi is one of the few sources on the social history and secular life of Russia in the time of Ivan the Terrible. It depicts a society that prized religious orthodoxy, reliance on tradition, and absolute subordination of the Cited by:   A manual on household management, the Domostroi is one of the few sources on the social history and secular life of Russia in the time of Ivan the Terrible. It depicts a society that prized religious orthodoxy, reliance on tradition, and absolute subordination of the individual to the family and the state/5. Excerpts from Carolyn Johnston Pouncy The "Domostroi": Rules for Russian households in the time of Ivan the Terrible [SAC editor has “Americanized” spelling, regularized footnote numbers, and emphasized certain words with boldface to suggest relevance to our course and to guide further student work with the full text in the library]. DOMOSTROI Sixteenth-century domestic handbook. The term domostroi, which literally means "domestic order," refers to a group of forty-three manuscript books produced in the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries. Less than a dozen copies explicitly contain the title: "This book called Domostroi has in it much that Christian men and women, children, menservants, .

Condition: Near Fine. A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. pages. "The Domostroi, which literally means household order, is a 16th century Russian guide to life for noblemen, an exhaustive inventory of homilies, rules and recipes ranging from how to instillobedience in a wife to instructions for making meade and storing cabbage.". Much of the Domostroi reads like a kind of 'Hints from Heloise'—and Abelard."—Alessandra Stanley, New York Times Book Review "The Domostroi is a wonderful resource for the social history of the Muscovite period that is, sadly, little seen by any but the most serious specialistPrice: $ 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. The Domostroi is a domestic conduct book-that is, a collection of advice on various topics related to domestic management. Although unique in sixteenth-century Muscovy, it bears a close resemblance to thousands of domes-tic handbooks published in Europe between and It prescribes ideal.

THE DOMOSTROI Download The Domostroi ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to The Domostroi book pdf for free now. The Domostroi. Author: Carolyn Johnston Pouncy ISBN: Genre: History File Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi.   A secular text, the Domostroi is believed to have been written in the 's by a well-connected priest named Silvestr. It is threaded with quotations from the Bible and moral precepts based on Author: Alessandra Stanley. Sage House East State Street Ithaca, NY Email Us. Domostroy. 85 likes. Domostroy or Domostroi is a 16th-century Russian set of household rules, instructions and advices pertaining to various religious.