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Glorious misadventures : Nikolai Rezanov and the dream of a Russian America, Owen Matthews

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Glorious misadventures : Nikolai Rezanov and the dream of a Russian America
Title
Glorious misadventures
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Nikolai Rezanov and the dream of a Russian America
Statement of responsibility
Owen Matthews
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eng
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"--
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Title
Glorious misadventures
Creator
Summary
Drawing on first-hand accounts and his own travels across Russia, a journalist chronicles the early 19th-century Russian expedition led by Nikolai Rezanov, an aristocratic adventurer and courtier to Tsar Alexander I, to transform the fur trade, which, if successful, would have changed history
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Tone
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Biography type
individual biography
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10231542
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 910.92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DK190.6.R4
LC item number
M38 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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Nikolai Rezanov and the dream of a Russian America
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Nikolai Rezanov and the dream of a Russian America
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Owen Matthews
Glorious misadventures : Nikolai Rezanov and the dream of a Russian America, Owen Matthews
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Glorious misadventures : Nikolai Rezanov and the dream of a Russian America, Owen Matthews
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-364) and index
Control code
ocn827256838
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
384 pages
Isbn
9781620402399
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013031042
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)827256838

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