The Russian American colonies, 1798-1867
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Published by Oregon Historical Society Press in [Portland, Or.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Soviet Union -- Territorial expansion -- Sources.,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Russian -- Sources.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited and translated by Basil Dmytryshyn, E.A.P. Crownhart-Vaughan, Thomas Vaughan.
SeriesTo Siberia and Russian America -- v. 3., North Pacific studies series -- no. 11.
ContributionsDmytryshyn, Basil, 1925-, Crownhart-Vaughan, E. A. P., Vaughan, Thomas, 1924-
The Physical Object
Paginationxci, 590 p. :
Number of Pages590
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17730125M
ISBN 100875951503

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