Doukhobors - Spirit Wrestlers


This bibliography presents books and periodical articles on Doukhobors that are available at the Canadian Museum of Civilization's library.

Compiled by Debra Conner, December 18, 1995
Updated November 13, 1996 by Brigitte Lafond
Information Management Services Division


Allen, Richard (ed.). Man and nature on the prairies. Regina, Sask.: Canadian Plains Research Center, University of Regina, 1976.
Cote / Call number: FC 3237 M35

Bonch-Bruevich, Vladimir (ed.) The book of life of Doukhobors. Blaine Lake, Sask.: [s.n.], 1978.
Cote / Call number: BX 7433 B6513 1978

Burnham, Dorothy K. Unlike the Lilies: Doukhobor Textile Traditions in Canada. Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 1986.
Cote / Call number: NK 8913 A1 B87

Doukhobor Research Committee. Report of the Doukhobor Research Committee. Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 1952.
Cote / Call number: BX 7433 D725 1952

Elkinton, Joseph. The Doukhobors: their history in Russia; their migration to Canada. Philadelphia: Ferris and Leach, 1903.
Cote /Call number: BX 7433 E45 1903

Friesen, John W. The community Doukhobors: a people in transition. Ottawa: Borealis Press, 1989.
Cote / Call number: FC 106 D7 F74 1989

Hawthorn, Harry B. The Doukhobors of British Columbia. Vancouver, B.C.: University of British Columbia, 1955.
Cote / Call number: BX 7433 D65 1955

Holt, Simma. Terror in the name of God: the story of the Sons of Freedom Doukhobors. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1964.
Cote / Call number: BX 7433 H6

Horvath, Maria (comp). A Doukhobor bibliography based on material collected in the University of British Columbia Library. Vancouver, B.C.: University of British Columbia, 1970-1973.
Cote / Call number: Z 7845 D8 D68 3v.

International Doukhobor Intergroup Symposium. Symposium proceedings of the International Doukhobor Intergroup Symposium, Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada, June 25-28, 1982. Grand Forks, BC: Symposium Planning Committee, 1983.
Cote / Call number: BX 7442.9 A2 I57 1982

Janzen, William. Limits on liberty: the experience of Mennonite, Hutterite and Doukhobor communities in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1990.
Cote / Call number: FC 104 J36 1990

Kalmakoff, N.N. Dukhovnye stikhi i narodnye pesni dukhobortsev v Kanada. Richmond (B.C.): N.N. Kalmakoff. 1991.
Cote / Call number: BV510 R9 K34 1991 RARE

Lapshinoff, Steve. Documentary report on Doukhobor lands in British Columbia. [s.l.], S. Lapshinoff, 1990.
Cote / Call number: FC 3850 D84 L36 1990

---. Documentary report on Doukhobor lands in Saskatchewan. [s.l.] S. Lapshinoff, 1989.
Cote / Call number: FC 3550 D84 L36 1989

Maloff, Peter N. Dukhobors, their history, life and fight: 50th anniversary of settlement of the Dukhobors in Canada. [Thrums, B.C.: The author], 1948.
Cote / Call number: BX 7433 M26

Maude, Alymer. The peculiar people: The Doukhobors. New York: Funk and Wagnalls Company, 1904.
Cote / Call number: BX 7433 M374 1904

Mealing, Francis Mark. Our people's way: a study in Doukhobor hymnody and folklife: a dissertation in folklore and folklife. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1985.
Cote / Call number: BX 7433 M42

Minden, Robert. Separate from the world: meetings with Doukhobor-Canadians in British Columbia = A l'écart du reste du monde: conversations avec des Doukhobors canadiens de la Colombie-Britannique = V otch uzhdenii otmira... . Vancouver, B.C.: National Film Board of Canada, 1979.
Cote / Call number: BX 7433 M56 1979

O'Neail, Hazel. Doukhobor daze. Sidney, B.C.: Gray's, 1962.
Cote / Call number: BX 7433 O543 1962

Perry, Shirley Mercedes. Selected Psalms, old verses and spiritual songs of the Canadian Doukhobors: transcription and musical analysis. Tuscon, Arizona: University of Arizona, Faculty of Music, 1992.
Cote / Call number: ML 3190 P47 1992

Popoff, Eli A. Stories from Doukhobor history. Grand Forks, B.C.: Eli A.Popoff, 1992.
Cote / Call number: BX 7433 P66 1992

Roy, Gabrielle. The fragile lights of Earth. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1982.
Cote / Call number: PS 8535 O95 F73

---. Fragiles lumières de la terre. Montréal: Les éditions internationales Alain Stanké, 1982.
Cote / Call number: PS 8535 O95 F73 1982

Songs of the Doukhobors: an introductory outline / collected and edited by Kenneth Peacock. Ottawa: The National Museums of Canada, 1970.
Cote / Call number: QH 1 C13 no. 231

Stoochnoff, John Philip. Toil and peaceful life. Calgary, Alberta: John P. Stoochnoff, 1971.
Cote / Call number: FC 106 O6 S888 1971

Stupnikoff, Sam George. Historical saga of the Doukhobor faith 1750-1990s: toil and peaceful life. Blaine Lake, Saskatchewan: Stupnikoff, 1992.
Cote / Call number: BX 7433 S8 1992

Sulerzhitsky, L.A. To America with the Doukhobors. Regina: Canadian Plains Research Centre. University of Regina, 1982.
Cote / Call number: BX 7433 S8213

Tarasoff, Koozna J. A pictorial history of the Doukhobors. Saskatoon: Prairie Book Dept., Western Producer, 1969.
Cote / Call number: BX 7433 T35 1969

---. Plakun trava: the Doukhobors. Grand Forks, BC: Mir Publication Society, 1982.
Cote / Call number: FC 106 D7 T37

---. Spells, Splits and Survival in a Russian Canadian Community: A Study of Russian Organization in the Greater Vancouver Area. New York: AMS Press Inc., 1989.
Cote / Call number: FC 3847.9 R9 T177 1989

---. Traditional Doukhobor folkways: an ethnographic and biographic record of prescribed behavior. Ottawa: National Museums of Canada, 1977.
Cote / Call number: GR 113 C36 no. 20

---. "The Western Settlement of Canadian Doukhobors" in Visions of the New Jerusalem. NeWest Publishers Ltd., edited by Benjamin G. Smillie, 1983.
Cote / Call number: FC 3242.9 I4 V5

Tarasoff, Koozma J. and Robert B. Klymasz. Spirit Wrestlers: Centennial Papers in Honour of Canada's Doukhobor Heritage. Hull, Quebec: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1995.
Cote / Call number: GR 113 C36 no.67

Tchertkoff, Vladimir (ed.). Christian martyrdom in Russia: persecution of the Doukhobors; containing a concluding chapter and letter by Leo Tolstoy; and the story of the Deliverance--the emigration to Cyprus and Canada. London: Free Age Press, 1900.
Cote / Call number: BX 7433 C5 1900 RARE

Woodcock, George. The Doukhobors. Toronto; New York: Oxford University Press, 1968.
Cote / Call number: BX 7433 W6 1968

Wright, James Frederick Church. Slava Bohu: the story of the Doukhobors. New York; Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart, 1940.
Cote / Call number: BX 7433 W74

Zubek, John Peter. Doukhobors at war. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1952.
Cote / Call number: BX 7433 Z82


Adelman, Jeremy. "Early Doukhobor experience on the Canadian Prairies". Journal of Canadian Studies, 25(4), 1990-91, pp.111-128.

Berton, Pierre. "The sons of God." Beaver, 315(1), 1984, pp.13-18.

Buyniak, Victor O. "Documents of Western History: the 1899 Manitoba and Northwestern Railway dispute with the Doukhobors." Saskatchewan History, 40(1), 1987, pp.35-44.

Buyniak, Victor O. "Documents of Western History: Doukhobor Immigration: The potato dilemma." Saskatchewan History, 38(2), 1985, pp.72-76.

Friesen, John W. "Pacifism and Anastasia's Doukhobor village." Alberta History, 41(1), 1993, pp.14-19.

King, Carlyle. "A beginning in politics: Saskatoon CCF 1938-1943." Saskatchewan History, 36(3), 1983, pp.102-114.

Klymasz, Robert B. "V.D. Bonch-Bruevich and the Lenin Connection in New World Folkloristics." Journal of American Folklore, 93(369), 1980, pp.317-324.

Kolesnikoff, James D. and Kolesnikoff, Nina. "Ivan Sysoev: A Doukhobor Poet." Canadian Ethnic Studies, 12(1), 1980, pp.93-102.

Kolesnikoff, Nina. "Contemporary Doukhobor Poetry." Canadian Ethnic Studies, 14(1), 1982, pp.62-73.

Lehr, John. "Les combattants de l'esprit". Dans Horizon Canada, vol. 6, 1987, pp.1526-1531.
Cote / Call number: REF FC 149 H6714

---. "Wrestlers of the Spirit." In Horizon Canada. 1987, pp.1526-1531.
Cote / Call number: REF FC 149 H67

Mealing, Mark F. "Doukhobor Architecture: An introduction." Canadian Ethnic Studies, 16(3), 1984, pp.73-88.

Ward, Betty. "Trek of the Doukhobors". Saskatchewan History, 34(1), 1981, pp.17-24.

Woodcock, George. "Doukhobors." In The Canadian Encyclopedia. 1988, pp.616-617.
Cote / Call number: REF FC 23 C36 1988

---. "Doukhobors". Dans Encyclopédie du Canada. Montreal: Les éditions internationales Alain Stanké. 1987, pp.557-558.
Cote / Call number: REF FC 23 C3614

Yerbury, J.C. "The sons of freedom Doukhobors and the Canadian state." Canadian Ethnic Studies, 16(2), 1984, pp.47-70.