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Imperial Russia in frontier America

James Ronald Gibson

Imperial Russia in frontier America

the changing geography of supply of Russian America, 1784-1867

by James Ronald Gibson

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcartographer Miklos Pinther.
SeriesThe Andrew H. Clark series in the historical geography of North America
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22721128M
ISBN 100195018753

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