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Journey Across Russia; The Soviet Union Today
Journey Across Russia The Soviet Union Today Author:Bart McDowell Largest country on earth, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics sprawls across nearly half of the northern hemisphere - a sixth of the inhabited land surface of the globe. This is the home of 256 million people representing more than a hundred ethno-linguistic groups. — Yet the life of these people - their work, varied cultures, and timeless t... more »raditions - has long remained little understood outside their borders.
Bart McDowell and Dean Conger crisscrossed this epic land on the most extensive odyssey ever undertaken by a writer-photographer team from the Western press. Traveling from the frozen towns of Siberia to the hot dunes of the Kara Kum desert, from the rich Ukrainian wheat fields to a busy seaport of the Soviet Far East, they explored the home grounds and observed the life-styles of Russians and Buryats, Georgians and Tajiks, Armenians and Yakuts.« less