William Craft Brumfield is Professor of Slavic Studies at Tulane University. A master photographer, he has pursued his interest in Russian architecture for over forty years. He is the author of several books, including Architecture at the Ends of the Earth: Photographing the Russian North (also published by Duke University Press), A History of Russian Architecture, Origins of Modernism in Russian Architecture, and Gold in Azure.
Preface to the 1995 Edition vii
Preface to Twentieth Anniversary Edition xi
Defining an Architectural Tradition 13
Into the Provinces 19
Meditation on the Ruins 125
Winner, 2014 Dmitry Sergeyevich Likhachev Foundation Prize "for outstanding contributions to the preservation of the historic and cultural heritage of Russia".
Paper ISBN: 978-0-8223-1568-1
Cloth ISBN: 978-0-8223-1557-5