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Author Pray, Eleanor Lord, 1868-1954,
Title Letters from Vladivostok, 1894-1930
Eleanor L. Pray : Letters from Vladivostok, 1894-1930 / edited with introduction and notes by Birgitta Ingemanson.
Imprint Seattle ; London : University of Washington Press, 2013.

Author Pray, Eleanor Lord, 1868-1954,
Subject Pray, Eleanor Lord, 1868-1954 -- Correspondence.
Americans -- Russia (Federation) -- Vladivostok -- Correspondence.
Vladivostok (Russia) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Sources.
Vladivostok (Russia) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Sources.
Vladivostok (Russia) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Vladivostok (Russia) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Alt Name Ingemanson, Birgitta,
Add Title Letters from Vladivostok, 1894 - 1930
Description 1 online resource
Note "The Eleanor L. Pray Collection organized and preserved by Patricia D. Silver."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: between the two bays: Mrs. Pray's Vladivostok, 1894 -- 1930 / by Birgitta Ingemanson -- Biographical sketch: the Smiths and the Prays / by Patricia D. Silver -- The people -- A victorian home in Siberia -- Eleanor Pray's new life -- Rituals and celebrations -- Women's work and leisure -- Clothes and home designs -- Charity bazaars -- Sports -- The city -- Vladivostok scenes -- Natural beauty, picnics, and excursions -- City landmarks, man-made attractions -- Street vignettes, human interaction -- Historic names -- Magnificent ships -- Nikolai and Alexandra -- Lindholm connections -- Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich -- Prince Heinrich of Prussia -- Isabella Bird Bishop -- Richard Theodore Greener -- Life at the dacha -- Early visits, 1900 -- 1907 -- The Novogeorgievsk estate -- The house and garden -- Dacha entertainments -- Philosophical musings -- War -- The history -- The Russo-Japanese War, 1904 -- 1905 -- Waiting for war -- The attack on Port Arthur, the Petropavlovsk -- The bombardment of Vladivostok -- Summer and fall 1904 -- Mukden -- The Baltic fleet and the Battle of Tsushima -- Peace -- The riots of 1905 -- 1906 -- The November days 1905 -- Vladivostok's Bloody Sunday -- Wars, revolutions, and foreign intervention -- The war afar, 1914 -- 1916 -- The year of two revolutions, 1917 -- Allied intervention, January 1918 -- April 1920 -- Japanese occupation, 4 -- 5 April, 1920 -- 25 October 1922 -- A Red Cross sampler -- A window flung open: new beginnings -- The Soviet victory -- Kunst and Albers to the rescue -- Same home, different times.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780295804804 (electronic bk.)
0295804807 (electronic bk.)
9780295993249
0295993243
OCLC # 860711950
Additional Format Print version: Pray, Eleanor Lord, 1868-1954. Correspondence. Eleanor L. Pray 9780295993249 (DLC) 2013015521 (OCoLC)835981252


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