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Letters From Vladivostok, 1894-1930

Eleanor L. Pray ; edited with introduction and notes by Birgitta Ingemanson
Format
Book
Published
Seattle ; London : University of Washington Press, 2013.
Language
English
Uniform Title
Correspondence
Variant Title
Eleanor L. Pray : letters from Vladivostok, 1894-1930
ISBN
9780295993249 (hardcover : alk. paper), 0295993243 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: between the two bays: Mrs. Pray's Vladivostok, 1894-1930 / by Birgitta Ingemanson
  • Biographical sketch: the Smiths and the Prays / by Patricia D. Silver
  • Part I. The People: 1. A victorian home in Siberia: Eleanor Pray's new life; Rituals and celebrations; 2. Women's work and leisure: Clothes and home designs; Charity bazaars; Sports
  • Part II. The City: Vladivostok scenes: Natural beauty, picnics, and excursions; City landmarks, man-made attractions; Street vignettes, human interaction; 4. Historic names: Magnificent ships; Nikolai and Alexandra; Lindholm connections; Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich; Prince Heinrich of Prussia; Isabella Bird Bishop; Richard Theodore Greener; 5. Life at the dacha: Early visits, 1900-1907; The Novogeorgievsk estate; The house and garden; Dacha entertainments; Philosophical musings; War
  • Part III. The History: 6. The Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905: Waiting for war; The attack on Port Arthur, the Petropavlovsk; The bombardment of Vladivostok; Summer and fall 1904; Mukden; The Baltic fleet and the Battle of Tsushima; Peace; 7. The riots of 1905-1906: The November days 1905; Vladivostok's Bloody Sunday; 8. Wars, revolutions, and foreign intervention: The war afar, 1914-1916; The year of two revolutions, 1917; Allied intervention, January 1918-April 1920; Japanese occupation, 4-5 April, 1920 to 25 October 1922; A Red Cross sampler; 9. A window flung open: new beginnings: The Soviet victory; Kunst and Albers to the rescue; Same home, different times.
Description
xxxi, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
  • "The Eleanor L. Pray Collection organized and preserved by Patricia D. Silver."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-260) and index.
Technical Details
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