Two Voyages to Russian America 1802-1807

by G. I. Davydov, translated by Colin Bearne, edited by Richard A. Pierce

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An account of the service of Gavriil Ivanovich Davydov's in the Russian-American Company from 1802 until 1804. Includes the details of his journey from St. Petersburg to Kodiak Island via Iakutsk, Okhotsk, and the Kuriles, as well as his meeting with Baranov and a description of the situation of the Russian colony in North America.

Part II describes Kodiak Island, Alaska and the Koniag people, including their clothing and material culture, architecture, rituals, subsistence, watercraft, and warfare.

Richard Austin Pierce (July 26, 1918, Manteca, California – September 14, 2004, Kingston, Ontario) was an American historian and publisher who specialized in the Russian era of Alaska's history. He was involved in the publishing of more than 60 volumes on Alaska's history, in the capacity of author, translator, editor, and publisher, and was considered one of the foremost authorities on Russian America.

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  • Hardcover Price: $35.00
  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-919642-75-1
  • Publication Month: September
  • Publication Year: 1977
  • Pages: 268
  • Discount Type: Trade
  • Author: by G. I. Davydov, translated by Colin Bearne, edited by Richard A. Pierce
  • ECommerce Code: 9780919642751

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