Nostalgia, Modernity, and the Russian Lacquer Boxes of Palekh

Against all odds the Palekh masters thrived as lacquer-box artists, but they also faced periodic waves of attacks—in the 1930s and again after WWII—for their connections to both...

Andrew Jenks

Andrew Jenks received his PhD in Russian history from Stanford University in 2002. He is a Professor of History at California State University, Long Beach.