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On the Iron Roads

Author: Nicky Gardner

Jan/Feb 2013
Page 36   (10 pages)

Summary: For the past 175 years, railways have bound together the sprawling Russian state, enabling industrialization, social mobility and contact with the outside world. Yet they have also been an important cultural and literary touchpoint.

This article appeared in the Jan/Feb 2013 issue of Russian Life. The text of this article is not available online. Follow the link to the full issue listing to see if the back issue is available through our webstore.