Old Believers in Russian America
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Old Believers in Russian America
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The article is devoted to a brief ethno-historic survey of the people who became religious refugees and who have struggled for the past 350 years to maintain and protect their traditional and religious values. This research describes Russian Old Believers’ present way of life in Alaska. The article is based on unique materials gained in special expeditions in Alaska and archival research in various libraries in the United States.
Religions refugees, Russian Old Believers, Alaska, USA
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