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John Ledyard's Journey through Russia and Siberia, 1787-1788: The Journal and Selected Letters (Paperback)
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John Ledyard's Journey through Russia and Siberia, 1787-1788: The Journal and Selected Letters (Paperback)

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Paperback 308 Pages / Published: 30/11/2011
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Provides a complete volume of pertinent information by and about John Ledyard, one of the most amazing explorers of all time. Including Ledyard's own journal, letters between him and others, particularly Thomas Jefferson, and biographical information on eighteenth-century Siberia, this offers an exceptional look at history, geography, and travel.

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299042240
Number of pages: 308
Weight: 456 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"An important contribution to the history of travel, and a work which is a delight to read."--"Journal of the West"


"The editor . . . includes not only the "Journal" but also letters, correspondence, and reports pertaining to Ledyard's Siberian trip. . . . The account holds our attention and provides interesting side lights on American and Siberian affairs, as well as on a remarkable personality."--"American Historical Review"


"Vast and meticulous research."--"The Russian Review"


"Mr. Watrous has painstakingly prepared a scholarly and informative volume which should head the list of materials concerned with the American explorer John Ledyard . . . The Ledyard journal and related letters provide the reader with a fascinating view of eighteenth-century Russia (particularly Asiatic Russia) as well as an insight into the explorer."--"Slavic Review"


"[A] distinguished book."--"Slavonic and East European Review"


An important contribution to the history of travel, and a work which is a delight to read. "Journal of the West""


The editor . . . includes not only the "Journal" but also letters, correspondence, and reports pertaining to Ledyard s Siberian trip. . . . The account holds our attention and provides interesting side lights on American and Siberian affairs, as well as on a remarkable personality. "American Historical Review""


Mr. Watrous has painstakingly prepared a scholarly and informative volume which should head the list of materials concerned with the American explorer John Ledyard . . . The Ledyard journal and related letters provide the reader with a fascinating view of eighteenth-century Russia (particularly Asiatic Russia) as well as an insight into the explorer. "Slavic Review""


[A] distinguished book. "Slavonic and East European Review""


Vast and meticulous research. "The Russian Review""


An important contribution to the history of travel, and a work which is a delight to read. Journal of the West

"

The editor . . . includes not only the Journal but also letters, correspondence, and reports pertaining to Ledyard s Siberian trip. . . . The account holds our attention and provides interesting side lights on American and Siberian affairs, as well as on a remarkable personality. American Historical Review

"

Mr. Watrous has painstakingly prepared a scholarly and informative volume which should head the list of materials concerned with the American explorer John Ledyard . . . The Ledyard journal and related letters provide the reader with a fascinating view of eighteenth-century Russia (particularly Asiatic Russia) as well as an insight into the explorer. Slavic Review

"

[A] distinguished book. Slavonic and East European Review

"

Vast and meticulous research. The Russian Review

"

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