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Cossacks burned down the YMCA

Eddy Gilmore

Cossacks burned down the YMCA

Russia revisited

by Eddy Gilmore

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English


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StatementEddy Gilmore.
The Physical Object
Pagination208p. :
Number of Pages208
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Open LibraryOL19616263M

Cossacks. The name Cossack (Ukrainian: козак; kozak) is derived from the Turkic kazak (free man), meaning anyone who could not find his appropriate place in society and went into the steppes, where he acknowledged no authority. In European sources the term first appears in a dictionary of the Cuman language in the midth century. It is also found in Byzantine sources and in the. The Cossacks have always exerted a strong pull on the imagination, whether as the ferocious horsemen who harassed the retreating Grande Armee of Napoleon all the way to the gates of Paris, or as the fiercely independent renegades who made several bloody attempts at rebellion in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and were responsible for various atrocities continuing into the twentieth.

Cossacks (kŏs`ăks, –əks), Rus. Kazaki, Ukr. Kozaky, peasant-soldiers in Ukraine and in several regions of Russia who, until , held certain privileges in return for rendering military service. The first Cossack companies were formed in the 15th cent., when Ukraine, then part of the unified Polish-Lithuanian state, took independent measures to defend itself against the devastating Tatar. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and

  The feud between two Texas biker gangs, the Bandidos and Cossacks, was at the center of a Waco shootout that left 9 dead and 18 injured. Mostly found in the Middle East, Mediterranean, and North Africa. Ashkenazi Jews, and 1/3 of Ossetians, Turks, and Armenians belong to this Haplogroup. These four groups of people were settlers of Russia, Ukraine, and Poland as early as the year AD. About 43% of Ashkenazi Jews have this origin. 3% of modern day Cossacks have J, J1, or J2.


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A memoir about books and publishing from a legendary name in the book industry. The Cossacks Burned Down the YMCA: Russia Revisited by Eddy Gilmore () An account of the author’s return to the USSR after 10 years away.

With Love by Maurice Chevalier () A memoir from the French entertainer best known for "Thank Heaven for Little Girls.". The Cossacks (Russian: Казаки [Kazaki]) is a short novel by Leo Tolstoy, published in in the popular literary magazine The Russian was originally called Young Manhood.

Both Ivan Turgenev and the Nobel prize-winning Russian writer Ivan Bunin gave the work great praise, Turgenev calling it his favorite work by Tolstoy. Tolstoy began work on the story in August Author: Leo Tolstoy.

The Cossacks are a group of predominantly East Slavic-speaking Orthodox Christian people who became known as members of democratic, self-governing, semi-military communities, originating in the Pontic steppe, north of the Black Sea.

They inhabited sparsely populated areas and islands in the lower Dnieper, Don, Terek and Ural river basins and played an important role in the historical and.

The Cossack's Bride by Justin Scott and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at And while some would say that this book is a good first-reading of Tolstoy (because it's short, pages), I would counsel otherwise.

If you read this one subsequent to Tolstoy's later works, you'll find "The Cossacks" to be refreshing in its raw and straightforward conveyance of /5(49). [ Book: ] View online At 3 libraries.

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The Cossacks massacred Jews with grisly tortures that read like a handbook for Hitler. Scholars and laymen, rich and poor, old and young, women, even children, were mutilated and killed. The Cossacks also ran their swords through Torah scrolls and tefillin, and plundered and burned down the houses.

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Poland - Poland - The Cossacks: The Zaporozhian Cossacks were frontiersmen who organized themselves in a self-governing centre at modern Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine, first to resist Tatar raids and then to plunder as far away as Constantinople (modern Istanbul).

Their prowess was recognized by Sigismund Augustus and Báthory, who “registered” a number of Cossacks for military duty. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. List of Illustrations and Maps. 9: John Ure Snippet view - The Cossacks: An Illustrated History John Ure No preview available - The Cossacks: An Illustrated History John Ure No preview available - The Cossacks book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The term Cossack was originally applied to the Tartar raiders who roamed th 4/5(5). The Cossacks speak Tatar almost as much as they do Russian--when Lukashka is wounded he curses in a mixture of Tatar and Russian, for example, and most of the Cossacks drop Tatar and Arabic words into their speech at important moments--dress like Abreks, and "dzhigit"--act the dashing hero, from the Caucasian word for it--on their horses when /5(28).

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