AVAILABLE FOR READING AT CYRILLITSA: ‘RUSSIAN WORLD. NATURE, LIFE AND CUSTOMS ‘BY ANNA PAVLOVSKAYA
Russian fairy tales and the statehood foundations, relations to the West, peasantry and family matters, the role of women in society and the Orthodox faith in Russia, education and the importance of book in Russia, the intelligentsia and its historical impact, the Russian table manners – all of them, strange as it may seem, in amazingly easy and clear language have been covered by Anna Pavlovskaya in her ‘Russian World books’.
The knowledge about one’s own inner world, Russian world, could be of a paramount importance, similar to discoveries of new, outer worlds. ‘Russian World’ offers the opportunity – a practical guide for all those who is keen on understanding better the own inner world, Russia and the environment – and it makes an enjoyable and pleasant reading!
On the flyleaf of the book one could read that ‘Russian World’ has been recommended as a guide for would-be cultural and regional studies. Though, we find this book worth reading by everyone who is interested in taking a new look at this country and its historical past. The book reveals the mutual cultural interchange of nations and their shared historical values and common heritage which have long ago led to the creation of an entity called ‘the Russian world’.
About the author:
Anna Valentinovna Pavlovskaya is a doctor of historical science, professor, the Head of the chair regional studies at the faculty of foreign languages, Moscow University, the Head of the Section of regional studies and international relations, the leader of the Centre for studies of interaction of cultures.
From the publisher:
The high-quality print, coloured and black-and-white illustrations, comfortable formatting; The publication has been recommended by the Scientific Methodical Council of the Foreign Languages Faculty and Regional-Studies at Moscow University as a guide for students studying humanitarian