Without the banya we would perish : a history of the Russian bathhouse / Ethan Pollock.
When so much in Russia has changed, the banya remains. For over one-thousand years Russians of every economic class, political party, and social strata have treated bathing as a communal activity integrating personal hygiene and public health with rituals, relaxation, conversations, drinking, politi...
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