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This is a unique treatment of Russian History, end of 18th beginning of 19th century, and its interplay with the coast of what was to become America’s holdings in Alaska and California. A little rough in the telling but rich in the hardships endured by the explorers as well as resident natives/5(54).
About Glorious Misadventures. The Russian Empire once extended deep into America: in 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.
“Glorious Misadventure: Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America,” by Owen Matthews, published inlooks at a lesser-known part of U.S. history, the attempt by czarist Russia to colonize the Pacific coast of North America/5.
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The Russian Empire once extended deep into America: in 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.
His quest to plant Russian colonies from Siberia to California led him to San Francisco, where he was captivated by Conchita, the fifteen /5(2).
An interesting period of North American history, the penetration of Alaska by the book covers the period from the initial break through by Russian traders and the exploitation of their newly colonized lands up until the sale of Alaska to the United States.
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The Union of Soviet Socialist Glorious Russia book (USSR), America's sworn enemy during the Cold War, has gone through several periods of most famous is the Communist Russia of the Cold ne's red, calls each other "comrade", and is trying to take away the freedom of the world in the name of course, with the fall of Communism in the country, this one is pretty dead.
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Richly rewarding and hugely enjoyable, Glorious Misadventures is a flamboyant history of sea-faring adventures, imperial encounters, missed opportunities and lost loves which takes the reader back to Many know that Russia sold Alaska to America, rather cheaply infearing that it.
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Mathews first came upon the story of Nikolai Rezanov by seeing the rock opera "Junona i Avos," the story of which begins with Rezanov, a handsome Russian aristocrat and intimate of the Tsar, arriving in Spanish California. The USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics), America's sworn enemies during the Cold War, has gone through several periods of most famous is the Communist Russia of the Cold ne's red, calls each other "comrade", and is trying to take away the freedom of the world in the name of course, with the fall of Communism in the country, this one is.
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Glorious misadventures: Nikolai Rezanov and the dream of a Russian America. [Owen Matthews] -- "The Russian Empire once extended deep into America: in Russia's furthest outposts were in California and Hawaii.
The dreamer behind this great Imperial vision was Nikolai Rezanov - diplomat. On Nov. 20,one of Russia's most illustrious writers breathed his last. The old man's eccentric night-time dash from his Yasnaya Polyana estate in .