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The Doukhobors of British Columbia. Doukhobor Research Committee

The Doukhobors of British Columbia.

Doukhobor Research Committee

Published May 19th 1980
ISBN : 9780313206528
Hardcover
288 pages
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 About the Book 

The Doukhobors emerged in Russia as a sect of dissident peasants separating themselves during the 18th century from the Orthodox Church. The first groups of Doukhobors arrived in Canada in 1899 seeking land and freedom from the control of anyMoreThe Doukhobors emerged in Russia as a sect of dissident peasants separating themselves during the 18th century from the Orthodox Church. The first groups of Doukhobors arrived in Canada in 1899 seeking land and freedom from the control of any government. The intensity of the problem of Doukhobor adjustment to life in British Columbia led to the formation of the Doukhobor Research Committee upon whose final report this book is based.