Work of the Fellows: Monographs

Edward V. Williams, The Bells of Russia: History and Technology

Williams, Edward V. (Fellow, 1980-81)

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1985

From the publisher's description:

This generously illustrated book records the story of Russia's bells--the thousands of awe inspiring instruments that gave voice to the visual splendors of Russian Orthodoxy and to the political aspirations of the tsars.


Subjects: History; Technology;; Russian History; Bellfounding; Eastern Orthodox Church;