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Pisma ob Amerike I russkih pereselentsah [Letters about North America and Russian emigrants] by Slavinskiy N - First Edition - 1873 - from ParusBook (SKU: 6)

Pisma ob Amerike I russkih pereselentsah [Letters about North America and Russian emigrants]

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Pisma ob Amerike I russkih pereselentsah [Letters about North America and Russian emigrants]

by Slavinskiy N

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Slavinskiy N. Pisma ob Amerike I russkih pereselentsah [Letters about North America and Russian emigrants] / Nikolay Evstafievich Slavinsky. — 1st edition. — Saint-Petersburg.: Edition of Bookstore for not-locals, typ. P.P. Merkuliev, 1873. — [4], IV, 303 p. — 14,3×21,1 cm

Славинский Н. / Николай Евстафьевич Славинский. — 1-е изд. — СПб.: Изд. Книжного магазина для иногородних; Тип. П.П. Меркульева, 1873. — [4], IV, 303 c. — 21,1×14,3 см.

Professional restoration of a minor tear on title page. Leather backbone with emsossed title. Some signs of wear on the backbone and covers.

Highlighted contents: From Liverpool to New York / First day in New York / Relocation to Russians in Williamsburg / State of Russian emigrants in Russia / Russian coterie / New York / Shops / Markets / Public entertainment: theatres, concerts and venues in New York and Boston, clubs, balls, summer excursions / Industrial exhibition in New York / Main post office in New York / Dangerous people of New York / Railroads in New York / Railroads in North America / Water routes / American press / Rallies / Churches / Medicine / American emigration / Life of labor man In New York / Aboriginals / Indians in New York / Chinese emigration to North America / Members of Russian coterie in New York / Visit of Russian chorus in New York / First Russian pioneers on far West of North America / Pennsylvanian central rail road / Results of contention /

Nikolai Yevstafyevich Slavinsky (1839–1918) – Russian author, editor and historian. He was a founder and director of the Postal and Telegraph Museum in St. Petersburg, which he managed for 24 years. He contributed to the Russian literature created his "Letters about America" book.

Author went to the United States at the age of 30. He lived there around one year. Slavinsky recorded all his impressions exclusively for his friends and relatives but later they convinced him to publish his notes. Notes were published in the journal "Otechestvennie zapiski". A book was published later in 1831.

The author describes the life of America. Book delivers a wide scope of themes with focus on the Russian emigrants of the "zero" wave. Slavinsky provides a lot of interesting and useful information like everyday life, local habits, customs, trade, politics, the police and crime, and much more, delivered in a lively and fascinating manner.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
6
Title
Pisma ob Amerike I russkih pereselentsah [Letters about North America and Russian emigrants]
Author
Slavinskiy N
Format/binding
Half-binding
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Edition of Bookstore for not-locals, typ. P.P. Merkuliev
Place of Publication
Saint-Petersburg
Date published
1873
Keywords
Russian emigre, tzar Russia, rare russian book, russian memoirs
Bookseller catalogs
Antique books;
Size
14,3×21,1 cm

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