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Alleged Sex and Threatened Violence: Doctor Russel, Bishop Vladimir, and the Russians in San Francisco, 1887-1892

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“Emmons fascinating essay . . . serves to bring down to earth the master narrative of grand history . . . by giving it concrete human meaning.”—Los Angeles Times Book Review
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"Emmons fascinating essay . . . serves to bring down to earth the master narrative of grand history . . . by giving it concrete human meaning."—Los Angeles Times Book Review
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804727679
  • Publisher: Stanford University Press
  • Publication date: 2/1/1997
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 268
  • Product dimensions: 15.00 (w) x 22.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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Terence Emmons is Professor of History at Stanford University. He has written extensively on Russian history and on the Russian-American connection, most recently (with Bertrand M. Patenaude) War, Revolution, and Peace: The Passages of Frank Golder, 1914-1927.
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
A Note on Dates
Preface
1 Enter Bishop Vladimir 3
2 Nicholas Sudzilovsky/Dr. Russel 17
3 Anathema and the Morals Charge 35
4 The Bishop Fights Back 60
5 Dr. Russel's Agendas 81
6 Fedoroff Petitions the Grand Jury and Russel Revises His Past 92
7 Vladimir Defies Pobedonostsev and Makes His Journalistic Debut 100
8 The Bishop Threatens Russel and Pobedonostsev 112
9 A New Scandal: "The Dungeon on Powell Street" 119
10 Consul-General Artsimovich vs. the Alaska Commercial Company 140
11 More Lawsuits 164
12 Artsimovich Defends Vladimir and Is Challenged to a Duel 184
13 Exit the Bishop 194
14 Dr. Russel as Author and Businessman 206
15 One Last Scandal, and Exit the Doctor 217
Further Adventures 226
Notes 237
Index 247
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