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A World of Empires

The Russian Voyage of the Frigate Pallada

  • Note on Primary Sources, Transliteration, Ethnonyms, and Place Names
  • Map 1. Goncharov’s Travels in 1852–1855. The travelogue breaks off when Goncharov arrives in Irkutsk, Siberia. He later journeyed to St. Petersburg, stopping over in his hometown of Simbirsk.
  • Introduction
  • 1. From London to Cape Town, or How to Run a Successful Empire
  • 2. Pineapples in Petersburg, Cabbage Soup on the Equator
  • 3. Prying Open Japan, Prospecting Korea
  • 4. Eastward Ho!
  • 5. Russians Confront Human Diversity
  • 6. The Bestseller and Its Afterlife
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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