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Author Matthews, Owen.

Title Glorious misadventures : Nikolai Rezanov and the dream of a Russian America / Owen Matthews.

Publication Info. New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2013.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Biography - DKLY-12  B REZ    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Biography - MPLG-6  B REZ    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Biography - RIPG-6  B REZANOV    AVAILABLE
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description 384 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
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"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-364) and index.
Subject Rezanov, Nikola Petrovich, 1764-1807.
Diplomats -- Russia -- Biography.
Statesmen -- Russia -- Biography.
Russians -- North America -- History.
HISTORY / General.
Russia -- Colonies -- North America.
Russia -- Territorial expansion -- History.
ISBN 9781620402399 hardback
1620402394 hardback

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