ISBN-10:
0521391741
ISBN-13:
9780521391740
Pub. Date:
07/01/1999
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Imperial Visions: Nationalist Imagination and Geographical Expansion in the Russian Far East, 1840-1865 / Edition 1

Imperial Visions: Nationalist Imagination and Geographical Expansion in the Russian Far East, 1840-1865 / Edition 1

by Nicholas Valentine Riasanovsky, Mark Bassin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521391740
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/01/1999
Series: Cambridge Studies in Historical Geography Series , #29
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 348
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)
Lexile: 1800L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Foreword Nicholas V. Riasanovsky; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Map of the Russian Far East (c.1860); Part I: 1. Early visions and divinations; 2. National identity and world mission; 3. The rediscovery of the Amur; 4. The push to the Pacific; Part II: Introduction; 5. Dreams of a Siberian Mississippi; 6. Civilizing a savage realm; 7. Poised on the Manchurian frontier; 8. The Amur and its discontents; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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