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The Benthams in Russia, 1780-1791

Author: Ian R Christie
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Providence, RI, USA : Berg, 1993.
Series: Anglo-Russian affinities series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book describes the adventures in Russia of Samuel Bentham, the brother of the famous law-reformer, Jeremy Bentham. Shipbuilder, technical expert and inventor, his talents were employed for several years in serving the government of Catherine II, involving him in activities both in peace and war, and in extensive travel through the Russian Empire. The Russian court, war against the Turks, commercial enterprise  Read more...
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Christie, Ian R.
Benthams in Russia, 1780-1791.
Oxford, UK ; Providence, RI, USA : Berg, 1993
(OCoLC)608167580
Online version:
Christie, Ian R.
Benthams in Russia, 1780-1791.
Oxford, UK ; Providence, RI, USA : Berg, 1993
(OCoLC)623300188
Named Person: Jeremy Bentham; Samuel Bentham; Jeremy Bentham; Samuel Bentham, Sir.; Jeremy Bentham; Samuel Bentham; Jeremy Bentham; Samuel Bentham; Jeremy Bentham; Samuel Bentham
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian R Christie
ISBN: 0854968164 9780854968169
OCLC Number: 25833658
Description: xiii, 264 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Anglo-Russian affinities series.
Responsibility: Ian R. Christie.
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This book describes the adventures in Russia of Samuel Bentham, the brother of the famous law-reformer, Jeremy Bentham. Shipbuilder, technical expert and inventor, his talents were employed for several years in serving the government of Catherine II, involving him in activities both in peace and war, and in extensive travel through the Russian Empire. The Russian court, war against the Turks, commercial enterprise in Siberia, are a few of the themes illuminated by his correspondence which forms the basis for this book.

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