Doukhobor ‘freedom seeker’ nudism: Exploring the sociocultural roots

@article{Makarova2013DoukhoborS,
  title={Doukhobor ‘freedom seeker’ nudism: Exploring the sociocultural roots},
  author={Veronika Makarova},
  journal={Culture and Religion},
  year={2013},
  volume={14},
  pages={131 - 145}
}
  • V. Makarova
  • Published 29 May 2013
  • Political Science
  • Culture and Religion
This article explores the reasons behind nude protests among some groups of Canadian Doukhobors in the early twentieth century. Nude protests had never been practised by the Doukhobors until their arrival in Canada, and the reasons for this form of protest have not been sufficiently clarified in research. The author suggests that the choice of nudism as a form of protest by some Canadian Doukhobors (‘freedom seekers’) could be triggered by a combination of cultural clashes in the first years of… 
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