Breeches and riding trousers for women were introduced, for the practical reason of preventing chafing, yet these were worn under the dress.
Only in remote mountains or otherwise protected regions did more democratic, tribal cultures survive. As one Victorian lady expressed it: "[those] are not things, my dear, that we speak of; indeed, we try not even to think of them".
All of the content that an individual posts to the site is their sole responsibility. Grossman Even World War I and the economically irrational redrawing of boundaries that followed did not stop economic modernization in Eastern Europe.
Women equestrians rode "side saddle", succeeding at challenging manoeuvres despite this sport handicap. A lady paying a visit may remove her boa or neckerchief; but neither shawl nor bonnet Harmondsworth, Eng.
Adanir ; Gunst Material differences certainly reflected cultural differences as well, but rather than being unusual, backward Eastern European societies, including Russia, were like agrarian state societies everywhere, subject to slow growth, violent cycles of growth and decline, and chronic insecurity that discouraged capital growth and improvements.