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Glorious Misadventures: Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America

Owen Matthews
Format
Book
Published
New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2013.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Language
English
ISBN
9781620402399, 1620402394
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Summary
"The Russian Empire once extended deep into America: in 1818, Russia's furthest outposts were in California and Hawaii. The dreamer behind this great Imperial vision was Nikolai Rezanov--diplomat, adventurer, courtier, millionaire, and gambler ... [In this book, the author] conjures a[n] ... original portrait of one of Russia's most eccentric Empire-builders"--
Description
384 pages : illustrations, 16 unnumbered pages of color plates maps ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-364) and index.
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