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Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopedia Volume II

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Introduction by Anne Applebaum. Foreword by Alexel Pluster-Sarno. Photographs by Sergey Vasiliev. Drawings by Danzig Baldaev.

Danzig Baldaev's father was an academic, an ethnologist who found himself imprisoned under Soviet rule as an enemy of the people. In fact much of Baldaev's family moved through the Soviet prison system, while he became a guard. At his father's suggestion, Danzig used his access to document and study the tattoos that were pervasive among the truly criminal portion of the prison population, the vory v zakonye, or legitimate thieves, a semi-professional class who kept their own brutal laws. During his 30 years supervising inmates in St. Petersburg's notorious Kresty Prison, Baldaev recorded more than 3,000 of their tattoos and parsed their meanings, in the drawings and text that made the first volume of the Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopedia a bestseller. This essential second volume, which collects all-new, previously unseen photographs and drawings, goes to the extremes of his incredible collection. Sergei Vasiliev's photographs authenticate the images, Baldaev's drawings make sense of them and through them both we glimpse an extraordinary world where the criminal's position, history and even sexual preference are displayed indelibly on his body.

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RUSSIAN CRIMINAL TATTOO ENCYCLOPAEDIA AND BOOKS BY DANZIG BALDAEV
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Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell.
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Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Postcards
RUSSIAN CRIMINAL TATTOO ENCYCLOPAEDIA POSTCARDS
Drawings by Danzig Baldaev. Photographs by Sergei Vasiliev.
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Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume I
RUSSIAN CRIMINAL TATTOO ENCYCLOPAEDIA VOLUME I
Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Foreword by Alexei Plutser-Sarno. Text by Danzig Baldaev. Photographs by Sergei Vasiliev.
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ISBN: 9780955862076 | US $32.95
Pub Date: 10/31/2009
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Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopedia Volume II
RUSSIAN CRIMINAL TATTOO ENCYCLOPEDIA VOLUME II
Introduction by Anne Applebaum. Foreword by Alexel Pluster-Sarno. Photographs by Sergey Vasiliev. Drawings by Danzig Baldaev.
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Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume III
RUSSIAN CRIMINAL TATTOO ENCYCLOPAEDIA VOLUME III
Introduction by Alexander Sidorov.
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ISBN: 9780955006197 | US $32.95
Pub Date: 11/1/2008
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Danzig Baldaev: Drawings from the Gulag
DANZIG BALDAEV: DRAWINGS FROM THE GULAG
Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell.
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Pub Date: 10/31/2010
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Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Limited Edition Boxed Set
RUSSIAN CRIMINAL TATTOO ENCYCLOPAEDIA LIMITED EDITION BOXED SET
Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell.
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ISBN: 9780955862038 | US $1,995.00
Pub Date: 12/31/2012
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