086 – A return to the Russian Steppes with the Cossacks
We return to Tolstoy’s early work and learn about the culture of the Cossacks, which is pretty snooze inducing to be fair..
Detailed show notes: https://sleepytimetales.net/?p=1450
As the young nobleman of the previous episode on this topic continues travels we learn some interesting titbits of the origins of the Cossacks in Russian culture, and what they inherited from the Tartar neighbours. Along with the place and power of women in their society.
Find The Cossacks: A Tale of 1852 by graf Leo Tolstoy
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