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William C. Brumfield

23 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

Dr. Brumfield is one of the leading authorities on Russian architecture. A professor at Tulane University, he travels widely throughout Russia and has compiled a series of books on Russian towns and regions, available here.


The Enchantment of Kimzha

Russian Life: July/Aug 2015
William Brumfield has been tromping all over the Russian North for three decades, documenting soon-to-be-lost architecture and villages. He takes us to tiny Kimzha.
Author: William C. Brumfield

The Road to Irkutsk

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2001
In the last article in our six-part series, "East Across Siberia," William Brumfield takes us from the formerly closed city of Krasnoyarsk to Irkutsk and the shores of Lake Baikal.
Author: William C. Brumfield
Illustrations/Images: William C. Brumfield
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The Heart of Siberia

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2000
The former capital of Siberia, Novosibirsk is a thriving city that the railroad made. This fifth installment in our East Across Siberia series also takes us to Tomsk and Barnaul
Author: William C. Brumfield
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Omsk: Siberia's Southern Outpost

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2000
Founded on bloodshed, a crossroads for exiles and a crucible of the Civil War, this Siberian city is now a model of diversity and perserverence.
Author: William C. Brumfield
Illustrations/Images: William C. Brumfield
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Tyumen & Tobolsk: Siberian River Cities

Russian Life: May/June 2000
Many cities grew up along Siberia's rivers as Russia expanded eastward. Here we look at two very provincial cities as part of our six part journey East Across Siberia.
Author: William C. Brumfield
Illustrations/Images: William C. Brumfield
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Yekaterinburg: Passage to Asia

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2000
Our trek east across Siberia takes us to Russia's fourth largest city--an industrial powerhouse with some surprises in its environs.
Author: William C. Brumfield
Illustrations/Images: William C. Brumfield
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Perm: Gateway to Eurasia

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2000
In this, the first of a six part series where we trek east across Siberia, William Brumfield gives us a tour of Europe's Easternmost Town: Perm. Also includes a long sidebar on Khokhlovka.
Author: William C. Brumfield
Illustrations/Images: William C. Brumfield

Tozhok: Provincial Treasure

Russian Life: Oct/Nov 1999
The river town of Torzhok has weathered the centuries amazingly well. William Brumfield takes us on a tour.
Author: William C. Brumfield
Illustrations/Images: William C. Brumfield
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Kizhi: An Island of History

Russian Life: Aug/Sep 1999
A popular stopover for river cruises, Kizhi island in Karelia is an astonishingly beautiful preserve of some of Russia's best wooden architecture.
Author: William C. Brumfield
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Pushkin's Estates

Russian Life: June/July 1999
Pskov region's three estates associated with Pushkin were more than a quiet place for the poet to create; they also offered material for his muse.
Author: William C. Brumfield
Illustrations/Images: William C. Brumfield
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