Journeys to a Graveyard: Perceptions of Europe in Classical Russian Travel Writing

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Journeys to a Graveyard examines the descriptions provided by eight Russian writers of journeys made to western European countries between 1697 and 1880. The descriptions reveal the mentality and preoccupations of the Russian social and intellectual elites during this period. The travellers' perceptions of western European countries are treated here as an ambivalent response to a civilization with which Russia was belatedly coming into close contact as a result of the imperial ambition of the Russian state and the ...

Journeys to a Graveyard: Perceptions of Europe in Classical Russian Travel Writing 2010, Springer, Dordrecht

ISBN-13: 9789048169948

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Journeys to a Graveyard: Perceptions of Europe in Classical Russian Travel Writing 2006, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9781402039089

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