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Across the Ussuri Kray: Travels in the Sikhote-Alin Mountains

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In Russia's Far East sits the wild Ussuri Kray, a region known for its remote highlands and rugged mountain passes where tigers and bears roam the cliffs, and salmon and lenok navigate the rivers. In this collection of travel writing by famed Russian explorer and naturalist Vladimir K. Arsenyev (1872-1930), readers are shuttled back to the turn of the 20th century when the Russian Empire was reeling from its defeat in the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905) and vulnerable to its Far Eastern neighbors. What began as an ...

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Across the Ussuri Kray: Travels in the Sikhote-Alin Mountains
2016, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253022158

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Across the Ussuri Kray: Travels in the Sikhote-Alin Mountains
2016, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253022059

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