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Eleanor L. Pray [electronic resource]: Letters From Vladivostok, 1894 - 1930

edited with introduction and notes by Birgitta Ingemanson
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Seattle ; London : University of Washington Press, 2013.
Language
English
Uniform Title
Correspondence 2013
Variant Title
Letters from Vladivostok, 1894 - 1930
ISBN
9780295993249 (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
  • The people
  • A victorian home in Siberia
  • Eleanor Pray's new life
  • Rituals and celebrations
  • Women's work and leisure
  • Clothes and home designs
  • Charity bazaars
  • Sports
  • The city
  • Vladivostok scenes
  • Natural beauty, picnics, and excursions
  • City landmarks, man-made attractions
  • Street vignettes, human interaction
  • Historic names
  • Magnificent ships
  • Nikolai and Alexandra
  • Lindholm connections
  • Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich
  • Prince Heinrich of Prussia
  • Isabella Bird Bishop
  • Richard Theodore Greener
  • Life at the dacha
  • Early visits, 1900 - 1907
  • The Novogeorgievsk estate
  • The house and garden
  • Dacha entertainments
  • Philosophical musings
  • War
  • The history
  • 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
  • The riots of 1905 - 1906
  • The November days 1905
  • Vladivostok's Bloody Sunday
  • 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 - 25 October 1922
  • A Red Cross sampler
  • A window flung open: new beginnings
  • The Soviet victory
  • Kunst and Albers to the rescue
  • Same home, different times.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
  • "The Eleanor L. Pray Collection organized and preserved by Patricia D. Silver."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-260) and index.
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