The Round the World Voyage of Hieromonk Gideon 1803-1809

by Lydia T. Black

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An account of Hieromonk Gideon (Gavriil Fedotov), who was charged with inspecting the Russian Orthodox churches in Alaska and Kamchatka in the early 19th century. Gideon's reports provide invaluable historical details about Russian America and represent the first in-depth description of the Alutiiq-speaking people of Kodiak Island, Alaska.

Lydia T. Black immigrated to the United States in 1950. She is Professor Emerita at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In 2000, she was awarded The Order of Friendship by the Russian Federation for fostering cooperation between the Russian and American scholarly communities. Dr. Black has published extensively on Russian and Alaskan history and anthropology, including a biography of St. Innocent entitled A Good and Faithful Servant (1997) and the authoritative Russians in Alaska, 1732 - 1867 (University of Alaska Press, 2003). In 2004, she was honored as Historian of the Year by the Alaska Historical Society.

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  • Hardcover Price: $29.00
  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-919642-20-1
  • Publication Month: March
  • Publication Year: 1989, Alaska History Series, no. 32
  • Pages: 204
  • Discount Type: Trade
  • Author: by Lydia T. Black
  • ECommerce Code: 9780919642201

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