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Title: Writing, Society and Culture in Early Rus, c. 950-1300
Written By: Simon Franklin
Description:

This is the first comprehensive study of the origins and early uses of
Russian writing. Simon Franklin examines a wide range of writings, from the
parchment manuscripts of the Orthodox Church, through the Novgorod
birch-bark documents, to inscriptions on stone and metal. He analyzes the
texts from a variety of perspectives, and presents fascinating insight into
this crucial aspect of Russian history. The impressive scholarship and
idiosyncratic wit of the volume commend it to specialists in Russian
history and Russian literature.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): Russian
Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup
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