Icon and Axe

Icon and Axe

An Interpretative History of Russian Culture

By James H. Billington

Vintage, Paperback, 9780394708461, 880pp.

Publication Date: December 12, 1970


"A rich and readable introduction to the whole sweep of Russian cultural and intellectual history from Kievan times to the post-Khruschev era." - Library Journal. Illustrations, references, index.

About the Author
Billington is one of the world's leading experts in Russian art, history and culture and a policy advisor to several Presidential administrations.