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Most traditional scholarship has accepted the notions that ( 1 ) the Mongol
invasion "destroyed" Kievan culture; (2) the Tatar period was one of "stultification"
and "isolation from the West"; (3) "Russian" culture was deeply influenced by
Cultural life. No period of Russia's cultural history has been as full of change,
turmoil, creativity, failure, and sheer destructiveness as the 17th century. Russian
society emerged from the Time of Troubles shattered and unsure of itself, ...
A number of general conclu- cultural sions about the relation of singing style and
culture analysis of emerge from a survey of these recordings. In order to singing
avoid culture bias on the part of the investigators, all styles aspects of song ...
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