The "Domostroi" : rules for Russian households in the time of Ivan the Terrible / edited and translated by Carolyn Johnston Pouncy.
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 Ter...
Ithaca, NY :
Cornell University Press,