A World of Empires: The Russian Voyage of the Frigate Pallada

A World Of Empires

Pub Date : 2018-04-16 | Author : Edyta M. Bojanowska Bojanowska | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674985704
ISBN 13 : 0674985702

Many people are familiar with American Commodore Matthew Perry’s expedition to open trade relations with Japan in the early 1850s. Less well known is that on the heels of the Per..

Middle Kingdom And Empire Of The Rising Sun

Pub Date : 2016-06-02 | Author : June Teufel Dreyer | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199704903
ISBN 13 : 0199704902

Japan and China have been rivals for more than a millennium. In more recent times, China was the more powerful until the late nineteenth century, while Japan took the upper hand in..

Christabel Pankhurst

Pub Date : 2018-01-18 | Author : June Purvis | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781351246644
ISBN 13 : 135124664X

Together with her mother, Emmeline, Christabel Pankhurst co-led the single-sex Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU), founded in 1903 and soon regarded as the most notorious ..

Nikolai Gogol

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Edyta M. Bojanowska | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015067686934
ISBN 13 :

The nineteenth-century author Nikolai Gogol occupies a key place in the Russian cultural pantheon as an ardent champion of Russian nationalism. Indeed, he created the nationâe(tm)..

Vanguard Of The Revolution

Pub Date : 2017-08-28 | Author : A. James McAdams | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400888498
ISBN 13 : 1400888492

The first comprehensive political history of the communist party Vanguard of the Revolution is a sweeping history of one of the most significant political institutions of the moder..

The Red Atlas

Pub Date : 2017-10-17 | Author : John Davies | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226389578
ISBN 13 : 022638957X

Many know that the Soviet Military gathered incredible information during the Cold War, but revealed in these pages is evidence that they secretly, and largely successfully, mapped..

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