Concord and Conflict: The United States and Russia, 1867-1914

Concord and Conflict The United States and Russia Between the year of the Alaskan purchase and the beginning of World War I Russian and American dignitaries diplomats businessmen writers tourists and entertainers crossed between the two co

  • Title: Concord and Conflict: The United States and Russia, 1867-1914
  • Author: Norman E. Saul
  • ISBN: 9780700607549
  • Page: 165
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Between 1867 the year of the Alaskan purchase and the beginning of World War I, Russian and American dignitaries, diplomats, businessmen, writers, tourists, and entertainers crossed between the two countries in surprisingly great numbers This book provides the first comprehensive investigation of this highly transformational and fateful era in Russian American relationsBetween 1867 the year of the Alaskan purchase and the beginning of World War I, Russian and American dignitaries, diplomats, businessmen, writers, tourists, and entertainers crossed between the two countries in surprisingly great numbers This book provides the first comprehensive investigation of this highly transformational and fateful era in Russian American relations Excavating previously unmined Russian and American archives, Norman Saul illuminates these fifty significant and open years of association between the two countries He explores the flow and fluctuation of economic, diplomatic, social, and cultural affairs the personal and professional conflicts and scandals and the evolution of each nation s perception of the other.

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    1. Few achievements of scholarship can match this history of Russ-American relations. This book is the second of four volumes that cover this relationship from 1763-1941. Saul provides his readers with a comprehensive look at not just diplomacy, but trade and culture. This is the history that we forgot to remember. In the first volume, up until the Civil War, Petersburg and Washington enjoyed what could be considered a "special relationship." The glue that held this relationship together was a fact [...]

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